5 Things: Quizzical Edition

Happy Friday! We have had some rather cold weather out this way (the wind chill was -2 on Tuesday morning) so going out was not appealing to say the least. This week\’s \”Five Things\” are all good for those staying indoors. Hope you enjoy them: 1) Religious Knowledge Quiz – The Pew Forum on Religion and PublicContinue reading “5 Things: Quizzical Edition”

5 Things: Googling Google Edition

Hello! Hoping you all have had a good week! Here are some fun things I found this week. Don\’t forget to let me know what you think using the comment box below! 1) Don\’t type \”Google\” into Google Search -This clip is from Britain\’s TV show The IT Crowd about some odd but very funnyContinue reading “5 Things: Googling Google Edition”

5 Things: Anno nuovo, vita nuova

Felice 2013! Happy 2013! Anno nuovo, vita nuova (new year, new life) is a popular Italian saying for this time of year. The change in year is always a good time to reflect on the year passed, to make resolutions, and to look forward to the clean slate a new year offers. This week\’s \”FiveContinue reading “5 Things: Anno nuovo, vita nuova”

5 Things: After Christmas Edition

Hello! Hope you all had a great Christmas with a lot of love, family and cookies! This week I was battling some nasty version of a cold so I had plenty of down time and therefore some fun things to share. Here it goes: 1) Mcleod\’s Daughters – Thanks to Netflix (also available on Hulu),Continue reading “5 Things: After Christmas Edition”

5 Things: Merry Christmas!

  But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people. Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord.     -Luke 2:10-11 (NIV) Merry Christmas, Buon Natale, Joyeux Noel, Feliz Navidad, GodContinue reading “5 Things: Merry Christmas!”

5 Things: Christmas Party Edition

This week was spent getting ready for not one but three Christmas parties (thankfully, only one at my house!) and so I found a few fun/yummy things to make them more enjoyable. 1) \”Contrived Conversation\” – This is actually a hilarious game. As the host(ess) you come up with a bunch of bizarre phrases (I usedContinue reading “5 Things: Christmas Party Edition”

5 Things: Maintaining Sanity Edition

Still ours the dance, the feast, the glorious Psalm, The mystic lights of emblem, and the Word.                                    -Emma Lazarus, \”The Feast of Lights\” First of all, I wish all my Jewish brothers and sisters a happy and peaceful Chanukah! (For those who don\’t know, Chanukah begins at sundown on December 8th this year) So, it\’sContinue reading “5 Things: Maintaining Sanity Edition”

5 Things: Tired of Turkey Edition

I don\’t know about you but I have exhausted my recipes for leftover turkey! Thankfully, it is finally all gone for another year. Well, here are five things to take your mind off of leftovers: 1) Jimmy Fallon and Rashida Jones – If you watch late night tv, you may have seen this already butContinue reading “5 Things: Tired of Turkey Edition”

5 Things: Thankfulness Edition

Happy Thanksgiving! Hopefully, you all had a wonderful time with loved ones and some delicious food. Instead of the usual \”stuff,\” this week\’s \”Five Things\” are five things I am thankful for: 1) My family (both biological and the friends who have become family). An amazing group of folks I am honored and blessed to know. God has beenContinue reading “5 Things: Thankfulness Edition”

5 Things: Weekend In Edition

Spending a weekend in for some R&R time before Thanksgiving sounds like just what the doctor ordered! This week\’s \”Five Things\” is my idea of a quiet weekend. Hope you enjoy them! 1) The Girls of Riyadh by Rajaa Alsanea – Not quite sure what drew me to this book as my \”fun\” reading thisContinue reading “5 Things: Weekend In Edition”