Wednesday, May 30, 2012

EYE SPY GHOSTS


Minnies Ghost is returning after a long holiday

Hope everyone had a relaxing Memorial Day Week-end. Here is your little story from Norway that I should have posted for you on Monday, but was too tired. Norwegians celebrated the week-end a bit different. Most of them just got off the party bus yesterday because holidays usually last two days.  Pentecost commemorates the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the Twelve apostles and other followers of Jesus as described in the Acts of the Apostles 2:1–31.[2] For this reason, Pentecost is sometimes described as the "Birthday of the Church."  I had to look this up because I only know the holiday referred to by its Norwegian name, which is Pinse. There are many holidays in Norway during the month of May and to honest with you, I have a hard time keeping up with them.  Labor Day, Constitution Day, Liberation Day, Women’s Day, Ascension Day, Pentecost, and White Monday are all holidays celebrated this month. Although many of these days are religiously connected to Easter, most Norwegians do not celebrate time in church. There is a lot of talk these days about the church and state being separated from each other. Since I am not very religious or political, I have no outspoken views to come with regarding that matter. I am just tired of all these holidays, not to mention the birthdays that happen this month as well! You have probably figured out by now that May is a crazy month for me. You can read about some of that HERE on My Gutsy Story. If you want to vote for "My" Gutsy Story, voting starts May 31st.

My spying skills are also a bit off because someone hid my pink panther suit. Don’t worry, I found it and after a few repairs and a good wash it is perfectly wearable. You should all be aware that my Eye Spy posts might change during the day...depending on what I find and when I find it. Here is what I found first, Knights of MicroFiction is back.  On the 15th of every month you can take up your writing sword and become a knight with Kathy Mckendry and Jess. Something definitely worth checking out and you can read about it at Imagine Today. I also spy Minnie who is aching for some gibberish fun, and that game starts on Friday. I have no idea what my little band of "Patriots of Standard Word Abuse" will come up once Minne gets them started! Fun, guaranteed!
You can look HERE for past games.

Minnies Fan Club-Frida, Einar and Bert


Let me know if there are places you want the Pink Panther to visit. Any news you want to share? Will you be another Knight of Microfiction, or how about playing with Minnies crazy gang? 

Here is something more for you to check out! CHRISTI GODDARD Has just released her book Four in the morning. This one looks like a great read!

http://www.christigoddard.com/2012/05/bit-of-news.html

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0084P70J2




Leaving you with some love for the day...


9 comments:

Susan Roebuck said...

Phew! Your post is full of news :-) We also have Pentecost here - as you say, it's the Church's birthday. Poor Minnie is really fagged out, she needs another holiday. Off to check your links because they sound like fun. BTW - yes, love the new blog design :-)

Ted Cross said...

I wish I could get tired of holidays! We've entered a long summer period of almost no holidays. It's a drag to have so many five day work weeks in a row.

kmckendry said...

Thanks Siv for spying us! :)

Minnie's game sounds fun I'll check it out!

Lynn Proctor said...

such an informative post!

Craziness abounds said...

Woman you are always up to something! lol Ok what the heck is White Monday? I knew the others but that one threw me for a loop.

Hart Johnson said...

*giggles* The image of you in your pink panther suit is amusing. He was my favorite as a kid. I like hearing about all your holidays in Norway. I wonder how much of that is just that with such a long winter, May really seems like it should be a constant celebration.

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Does Minnie have a Pink Panther suit? She should!

lizy-expat-writer said...

OMG! I thought my eyesight had finally failed when I clicked on your site and saw your spooky picture.

Arlee Bird said...

I was kind of wondering about White Monday too. I think the Ku Klux Klan celebrates that one down in Alabama.

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