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My Relatively Busy Weekend

No, my aunt will not have her surgery so, despite the suggestion by my cousin that I come up anyway, I'm still here in CT. No, my reasons were not in fact including the one I mentioned earlier but perhaps the overly optimistic chance something employment-wise will happen, I haven't even started my Christmas shopping, there could be something wrong with the brakes of one of the cars and frankly, I'm tired. No, I haven't heard from the two matches I referred to in awhile but another match I had thought was gone for good contacted me today so...I don't know. I'm just saying...

More eventful things did actually occur, however. On Friday, I helped my mother with a "Parents Night Out" child care thing at her church. I was The Bank during a game of Cat-in-the-Hat-opoly and I pressed play on The Polar Express, which was very boring actually, and I also met the returning parents at the door. They didn't need me really and I was told I'd be paid which I wasn't but I don't want to bring that up because that's childish...

Early Saturday morning, several churches got together for a private viewing of The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe which was the best film I've seen this year since maybe Batman Begins so it's been a few months. I had read the book a couple decades ago but I really noticed the Christian allegory this time. Wow. Ok yes, Non-Christians will like this film also but won't get the biblical references.

This morning at church, I helped organize the annual Christmas pageant. This year, three of our students wrote the play we'll be performing. Because there are only two boys that regularly come, I was roped into playing the father and the father in spirit form because I'm killed by a drunk driver will buying ham one Christmas. Yes, I leave behind a wife, played by a fifth grader (I like 'em young...), and two children. Honestly, this is the most fun I've had with the Christmas pageant in like twenty years.

This afternoon, we went to a Christmas party put on by parishioners of my mother's church. There was some good food and drink. My date wasn't there although not entirely out of the realm of possibility she might have been. (No, I wasn't seriously expecting her but it might have been nice.) She did, however, come up in conversation. A woman I know was saying that the daughter of a friend of hers was looking into library science and working in a library in a particular town and I, not believing in coincidence, asked, "Are you talking about...?" And she said yes. Kind of odd really.

I really have no comment about this result:

Natural Philosopher
You scored 42 outspokenness, 41 orthodoxy, 25 intuition, and 23 earthiness!
Congratulations! You were ahead of your time! While the rest of the world was still running around believing in astral projection and evil spirits, you keep a cool head on your shoulders. You really weren't very orthodox in your beliefs, but you knew how to keep it to yourself. You certainly weren't a witch, a pagan, or a practitioner of the Old Ways. Hell, you couldn't have cared less about that sort of stuff. And even more important, you weren't a rabble-rouser. In modern-day times you probably would have been a subversive atheist. Since just about everyone believed in God back then, you would have had to settle for being a Natural Philosopher.

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