It Takes Courage

COURAGE

March means National Peanut Month, National Craft Month, National Frozen Food Month, and National Nutrition Month–which conflicts with both the frozen foods and St. Patrick’s Day but OK on the peanuts. For other special days, you’ve got Earth Day, National Clam on the Half Shell Day (shared with Bunsen Burner Day) and of course the Ides of March.

February was Oscar month, when highly paid actrons laud each other at a microphone for their “courage” and “bravery” onstage, and the incredible “choices” made in their “important work.” One of my friends won’t watch the Oscars, saying that “Courage is living with Stage IV cancer…important work is building houses in Haiti.”

I agree, but I also think courage is recycling your Bowel Prep Kit at the dump.

About uppervalleygirl

Columnist, bloggist, short storyist, essayist, novel-in-progressist.

Posted on March 14, 2012, in ecology, holidays, humor, rural, Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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