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Rainy Days and Mondays….

By | 2017-12-12T21:47:06+00:00 February 29th, 2012|Categories: Anxiety|Tags: , , |

http://youtu.be/zBgKrOvdgk8 …. Rainy days and Mondays always get me down. – The Carpenters, 1971 It’s not a Monday, but I woke up to a rainy day in Northern VA, with the line, “rainy days and Mondays always get me down” running through my head.  Composed by Roger Nichols and Paul Williams, The Carpenters’ recording of Rainy [...]

Contentment

By | 2017-12-12T21:47:52+00:00 January 25th, 2012|Categories: Christian, Relationships|Tags: , , , |

My home schooled daughter recently bailed after reading two thirds of Augustine’s Confessions (Chadwick, 2008).   Her favorite part of history is the Rockabilly Era, not the Medieval Ages.  Similarly, she eschews Geometry (have I mentioned that I have degrees in Mathematics?), and finds little compelling in her Chemistry.  Yet she rocks at Latin, taught by her [...]