Monthly Archives: March 2013

Casting Stones

When my sister and I were young teenagers we found ourselves watching Barbra Streisand on the TV at our grandparents’ house.  Our grandfather started to rebuke us for liking that ‘alley cat’.  He then proceeded to tell us we shouldn’t … Continue reading

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Green Widowhood

The term ‘green widow’ is what Germans call a married woman whose husband is alive, but travelling away from home.  When a married woman travels, and her husband stays at home, he is a ‘straw widower’.  The terms ‘green’ and … Continue reading

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Making Connections

Well, the World Day of Prayer Service went surprisingly smoothly.  It was just under an hour, but that is probably because the movement element of one section fell out completely.  No surprise there.  We had agreed what to do, but … Continue reading

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The Pecking Order

Last night we had the ‘General Probe’ – dress rehearsal – for the World Women’s Day of Prayer Service tonight.  What I witnessed would have made any of my theater pals cringe.  There was no one Director.  There were eight!  … Continue reading

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