Talking Ear Gauges With the Big Guy

Backstory: I saw an abandoned cart on Fat Tuesday in the grocery store parking lot with a 12-pack of ginger ale on the bottom of it. No one was around, so I took it… And felt terrible immediately (but still didn’t go back to return it).
Mom: I’ll be at Trinity Cathedral at 6 tonight for Ash Wednesday service, in case you’d like to repent for the ginger ale thing.
Me: I would but don’t get out of work until 5:30 and I am driving this week so Dan would have no way home.
Mom: Dan can come with you! I’m sure he’d like to talk those ear gauges with the Big Guy!
Mom: btw, was thinking of giving up wine for Lent…but then at church the sermon was about not giving something up, but adding something in. so I bought a lenten daily reading book and that’s what I’m doing. And today’s reading was about being nicer.
Mom: So there.
Mom: How about you??? giving up stealing, perhaps???

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    • 1.  Mars Girl

      LOL!! This was great. And I think I need to rejoin the Catholic church now that they are encouraging people NOT give things up for Lent…

      February 26, 2009 at 12:53 pm

    • 2.  Terry

      I work at a Jeusit University. NOT giving things up for Lent is NOT happening here!

      February 26, 2009 at 12:57 pm

    • 3.  Kirstie

      We’re supposed to be giving things up, according to my school’s CCM priest. However, the meat thing is pretty negotiable – he said for special events, don’t worry about going meatless on fridays. If your birthday is friday, eat a steak. I like that outlook!

      February 26, 2009 at 1:56 pm

    • 4.  P

      Shoot, the priest didn’t even show up to our Ash Wednesday Mass last night

      February 26, 2009 at 4:42 pm

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      February 26, 2009 at 4:51 pm

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