Ostrichizing

Day’s Verse:
This is the kind of life you’ve been invited into, the kind of life Christ lived. He suffered everything that came his way so you would know that it could be done, and also know how to do it, step-by-step. …He used his servant body to carry our sins to the Cross so we could be rid of sin, free to live the right way. His wounds became your healing. You were lost sheep with no idea who you were or where you were going. Now you’re named and kept for good by the Shepherd of your souls.
1 Peter 2:21-25-ish Continue Reading >>

Other Katie Bonanza

I’ve been quite remiss in sharing the amusing Other Katie emails I continue to receive. Here are a few of the ones I’ve received lately, omitting the zillions of LivingSocial and Thirty-One emails I get. No matter how many times I unsubscribe, some dumb Other Katie keeps re-subscribing using my email address. Katie, seriously, give me a break!

Some Other Katie has the world’s worst photographer friend/relative, as I can attest from the following email:

On Mon, Nov 12, 2012 at 6:48 PM, pdr < [redacted]@mac.com> wrote:
Katie,
Here are my photos from your party. If you want any printed, let me know the size, etc. Continue Reading >>

Other Katie: Creepy Coincidence

I’ve been reading my Other Katie emails, which have languished since Benji’s birth. One of them was an e-card, and it’s so unlikely that I took screen shots so I could share. It came from one Laurie Levin, and although I don’t know any Laurie Levins, she sent me a card that says Congratulations! on the front:

You click to open it (an annoyingly long process that involves much unnecessary animation):

And then you finally get to the note, which is where it gets really weird:

In case you can’t read it (and I’d be surprised if you could), the note says: Continue Reading >>