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The Carpet Crusade: The Search for the Holy Valve December 14, 2013

Filed under: What Doesn't Kill You — meganorussell @ 10:00 am
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I’ve been a little stressed lately. I’s Christmas season at the theatre, which means twelve shows a week. I’m in line edits for my YA novel, The Tethering, which, while less panic inducing than content edits, are still super stressful. And I’m trying to have a happy Christmas even though I’m going to be driving cross-country on the Christmas Eve, Christmas day, and Boxing day. I know I’ll be with my husband, and that’s great. But I’m trying to cram in as much Christmas as quickly as I can, so I don’t feel like Santa or Jesus cheated me this year. (more…)

 

A Play of Passion September 30, 2013

Filed under: Myths and Legends — meganorussell @ 8:05 am
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Once, there was a tour of a passion play. Jesus was played by a six-foot-something Adonis. He was big, hulking, and gorgeous, which is appropriate since everyone knows Jesus had a six-pack. At each performance, he easily carried his giant cross before sailing on it up to heaven.

Well, one night the actor got sick, and Jesus didn’t have an understudy. (more…)

 

A Problem at St. Peter’s September 14, 2013

On our lovely trip to Europe my husband took me to see Vatican city. We went to the museum, we saw the Sistine Chapel, it was beautiful. I loved it… almost. For those of you who have never been to this blog before, I’m not really the reverent type, and I have a real problem considering anything sacred that has more than one gift shop. But the people in Vatican City were the rudest people I have ever met in my life! Never again will I tolerate people saying New Yorkers are rude. The Vatican is the worst! (more…)