Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Words & Spelling

This week I learned two new things about words:

1 - It's not spelled tempermental, but rather temperamental.  Wha??? Since when?!!

2 - The phrase is not "First come, first serve" as I always thought, but rather "first come, first served".  I learned this one from my Primary secretary.  It makes sense, but how come I never knew that!

Glad to know I'm still learning after college, even if the more I learn the more I realize I don't know...sign of a lifelong learner I guess?  Karl G. Maeser would be prowd.  I mean proud.

Sunday, August 04, 2013

A Visitor

When I just woke up from my usual Sunday afternoon nap after some wonderful church meetings today, I spotted a little creature next to my bed.  Hello, pillbug.  I'd much rather be greeted by a cute little rolly-polly than the frequent visitors we normally have (think hairy brown spider, ant, centipede).  Those normally die a quick death of smashing and squishing, which is why I literally keep a roll of toilet paper next to my bed.

You can imagine my pleasure at an intruder that's actually a cute thing and doesn't transform me into a crazy killer.  I didn't even reach for the shoe or toilet paper as I bent down to grab it...s lifeless body.  Nice.  A dead pillbug.  Its stiff body certainly wasn't cute anymore.  It's a good thing I'm not superstitious because I'm sure waking up to find a dead animal at your bedside isn't a good omen.  Even so, I'll take a dead roly poly over a lot of other creatures that want to share my abode with me.

On to another week!

Parting Question: What do you do to avoid digression or stagnancy during the week?  How do you succeed in remembering your Sabbath commitments to be better throughout the week?