Happy Bastille Day, Frenchies. Shame about the Olympics. You get points for having a gratuitously violent national anthem, though.
Gah. Remember Des'ree, with all her crazy hand movements when she sang? She always reminded me of my second grade teacher, Mrs. Parker. For reasons that I cannot explain, I have that one song by her swimming in my head --"You gotta be hard, you gotta be tough, you gotta be stronger..." Stop! Get out of my head!
How could you possibly enjoy going to a church with a congregation of 16,000? We have these massive churches in Minnesota*, too. I do not understand the mega-church mentality. I have to try very hard to not let it scare me. I know that an erstwhile Christian missionary and a soon-to-be pastor read this blog -- I'd be interested to hear what they think of mega-churches.
Minneapolis-St. Paul comes in second among the top beer-drinking areas in the United States. I'm so proud.
*For the people living outside of the United States who read this blog and are concerned that my country has completely lost the plot, this article will confirm that belief.