Well, it’s Pancake Day and I’ve managed to remember and forget and remember and forget and remember all since I woke up. Of course, by the time I had my final remembering moment, it was too late to plan for a pancake dinner.
It’s funny because for days and days I’ve been excited about tomorrow – Ash Wednesday. I’ve got my work calendar blocked out so that I can attend Mass and I’ve even given a great amount of thought as to how I could do my ritual fast without affecting my foster daughter’s meals. (As she’s only 11 and not Catholic, I don’t feel it’s fair to make her fast. However, she’ll be participating in “Fish Fridays” with me until Easter.)
So, with not enough time to prepare pancakes, I did the next best thing: I picked up a couple of cream puffs on my way home – and a fun secular Easter-themed PEZ dispenser.
And now that I’ve feasted a bit, I am ready to prepare my heart and soul for the Lenten season.