Wednesday, July 16, 2008


We had a whirlwind week-end. The grandparents arrived along with a cousin. We had a "welcome back from Romania," "Going Off to College" and early "Happy 18th Birthday" party all rolled into one on Sunday. On Monday I helped dd's #1 & #2 pack. R is off to Boyce College and KB is off to an internship at Above Rubies. Tuesday morning we dropped them both off in town to drive back to Ohio with the grandparents. They'll visit the fam in the midwest for about 10 days and then go to KY and TN respectively. KB is hoping to fit in a trip to Washington D.C. before she comes home in October. Flower was very sad yesterday as we bummed around town, waiting for VikingMan. The boys are happy for the girls opportunity and thrilled that they all moved "up" in the van! lol- it is the simple things! I won't go all mushy and wax poetic about what great kids we have or how much we'll miss R & KB. Instead, here's a funny:


How many Christians does it take to change a light bulb?

Charismatic: Only 1
Hands are already in the air.

Pentecostal: 10
One to change the bulb, and nine to pray against the spirit of darkness.

Presbyterians: None
Lights will go on and off at predestined times.

Roman Catholic: None
Candles only.

Baptists: At least 15
One to change the light bulb, and three committees to approve the change and decide who brings the potato salad and fried chicken.

Episcopalians: 3
One to call the electrician, one to mix the drinks and one to talk about how much better the old one was.

Mormons: 5
One man to change the bulb, and four wives to tell him how to do it.

We choose not to make a statement either in favor of or against the need for a light bulb. However, if in your own journey you have found that light bulbs work for you, you are invited to write a poem or compose a modern dance about your light bulb for the next Sunday service, in which we will explore a number of light bulb traditions, including incandescent, fluorescent, 3-way, long-life and tinted, all of which are equally valid paths to luminescence.

Methodists: Undetermined
Whether your light is bright, dull, or completely out, you are loved. You can be a light bulb, turnip bulb, or tulip bulb. Bring a bulb of your choice to the Sunday lighting service and a covered dish to pass.

Nazarene: 6
One woman to replace the bulb while five men review church lighting policy.

Lutherans: None
Lutherans don't believe in change.

What's a light bulb?


Miss Elizabeth said...

I LOVE that emial!! R just sent the lightbulbs to me... I laughed *duh* :)
I'm gonna have to figure out how to transfer my pics onto the computers, since I didn't bring the cam cord, and gma has a dated lap top (it doesn't have a memory card thingy, unless there's another appliance that you can stick on it:)

Miss Elizabeth said...

So, where does the "holy laughter" gang fit in here?