Saturday, November 29, 2014
Groundhog Day and Candlemas
Today's Writing Prompt: Accident
Describe the circumstances of an accident you've been in. Car, plane, boat, bike - any kind.
The very first car accident I was ever involved in was coming home from a Cubs meeting one evening with Greg. Hal was driving our new pick up truck and fortunately it was cold so Greg was in the cab and not in the back. Hey, that was back in the day when we let people ride in the back of pick up trucks and no one thought anything bad of it. We were heading north on Fairview Ave at Wellington Street when a car turned right in front of us. Hal saw it and was able to swerve enough that he only hit only one corner of the truck. Turns out the kid had just got his license that day. No one was hurt thank goodness but because it was the first time I'd ever been in an accident so I was pretty upset and so relieved we had Greg in the cab with us.
I wrote a post about a thought I had after watching Wall-E at http://inmyworld-pam.blogspot.ca/2014/02/is-future-here.html
Groundhog Day http://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/canada/groundhog-day
Candlemas, The Feast of Purification
On the Modern calendar - February 2nd
On the Julian calendar - February 15th
Candlemas is the last holiday of the Christmas season. Candlemas is a christian celebration, or festival, of the Feast of Purification of the Virgin Mary. It also celebrates the annual blessing of candles used by the church.