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Tuesday is the New Monday

(To be read responsively.)

This morning at the dog park, a dog peed on my pantleg.

Tuesday is the new Monday.

Due to a misunderstanding, no one has burned last year’s palms to create the ashes we need for two services tomorrow.

Tuesday is the new Monday.

Somewhere in this house I can smell cat pee, but I can’t locate it exactly.

Tuesday is the new Monday.

I’m really hoping there won’t be more animal pee in my day, but

Tuesday is the new Monday.

I really need to sit down and do the checkbook and bills thing, but I’m mildly frantic as I prepare for Ash Wednesday and the rest of Lent.

Tuesday is the new Monday.

It’s time to pick up the kids and start the afternoon schlepping.

Tuesday is the new Monday.

I forgot I need to do an expense report for my housing allowance for the Council meeting at 6:30 tonight.

Tuesday is the new Monday.

I also need to print something out, but we have no paper at home. We’ve even used up the last of the Christmas Stationery, which works great if you put it in the printer upside down. (Ask #2 Son. He used the last sheets for homework this morning.)

Tuesday is the new Monday.

We really like to have pancakes for dinner on Fat Tuesday, but I don’t see that we will have time since I have to go early to the meeting to print out that report.

Tuesday is the new Monday.

There is always IHoP, I suppose. Or Denny’s.

Tuesday is the new Monday.

But we really don’t have time for that, either.

Tuesday is the new Monday.

And then there’s the state of the world. But you know all about that.

Tuesday is the new Monday.

At church, this sort of litany of miseries would probably take a turn for the better at this point.

Tuesday is the new Monday.

But I’m not going there. Let’s try again tomorrow.

Tuesday is the new Monday.

19 thoughts on “Tuesday is the New Monday”

  1. Tuesday is the new Monday
    It can only get better 🙂
    Be blessed. HOpe you got to do pancakes somehow – if not lent started a day early in your house and that’s cool too.

  2. Yes, Tuesday is the new Monday indeed.
    Sorry about your day, especially the parts involving animal pee and lack of pancakes.

  3. My Ash Wedensday service is completed.
    Wednesday is the new Sunday
    The Table is set and waiting for the elements of the Eucharist.
    Wednesday is the new Sunday
    The paraments have been changed.
    Wednesday is the new Sunday
    I am coming down with a cold
    Wednesday is the new Monday

  4. Well, considering that we have to have our Sabbaths on days other than Sundays, it only follows. . .
    (there are cat noises I must attend to–)

  5. Elliot on Scrubs has my pink phone.
    Tuesday is the new Monday.
    That worries me, because she is a knucklehead.
    Tuesday is the new Monday.
    We re-scheduled the Council meeting because the Moderator was on vacation last week.
    Tuesday is the new Monday.
    Guess who forgot to tell him?
    Tuesday is the new Monday.

  6. Don’t forget: Wednesday is now Tuesday. Ash Wednesday is last Saturday. Palm Sunday is the week after Martin LUther King Day, and your birthday will be the second Tuesday of next week. from now on.

  7. I can add nothing except that I thought Tuesday was Monday and Wednesday was Thursday. This is what happens when you’re not in the parish any more!
    Thanks for all the giggles. And by the way, someone at choir practice tonight MUST have stepped in dog doo before they came to choir. MUST HAVE!

  8. Martha!!! This almost makes me want to jump back in to parish ministry! I had almost forgotten how tragi-comic the whole business is, and how perversely life-giving! THANKS!

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