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Friday Five Warm-Up for Sermonatin'

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Oh, wow--I have been lax. ANd no excuse except laziness--I am not extraordinarily busy or anything.  So, as procrastination a warm-up exercise for my sermon, the RevGals Friday Five (only ONE day late):  1. What song are you grooving to these days? I have discovered PostModern Jukebox, a group that takes music of today and re-creates it as the music of yesteryear. One of my faves is Lorde's "Royals" as sung by Puddles Pity Party (The Sad Clown with the Golden Voice):
2. If YOU were a room in your home, what would it be, and why? Well, there's an interesting question. I would like to think I am a living room/lounge/salon, welcoming all kinds of people and having all kinds of conversation. 3.  What ever happened to LipSmackers?  Does anyone remember that lip balm from the 70's?  Do you have a recommendation for a really awesome lip balm? Yes, I remember them! I had watermelon and chocolate cherry flavours! I like Burt's Bees--comes in plain and lipstick colours. 4…

Rev Gals Friday Five (a day late)---O Christmas Tree!

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Five for the Christmas tree! 
1) Real tree, or “fake?” For most of my life, it was real trees only. Then my son developed asthma…and it was artificial trees for many years. Now I don’t actually put up a tree at all—mainly due to the lack of space in my apartment. I do put up a crèche and other decorations, I just don’t have the floor space for even a small tree.
2) White or colored lights? Coloured, absolutely. I admire the beauty of all-white lights on a tree (and agreed, they are more candle-like) but I love the warmth of all the colours, red, blue, gold, purple, blue, orange, green, reflecting on the pine needles and the ornaments.
3) When do you put up and take down your tree? It went up the second Saturday of December, usually, depending on other events (holiday parties, concerts, visitors, etc.). I hope to get my Christmas decorating done today, if I can get the sermon done and quit procrastinating . Take down was usually New Year's Day or the Saturday after, when I was growin…