Friggatriskaidekaphobia

Also known as paraskevidekatriaphobia, or irrational fear of Friday the 13th. 28 years ago today, this evening actually, Bruce and I were married. It was Friday the 13th. We laughed in the face of irrational fears and superstitions.

Still, I’m thinking I might run out of gas on my way to pick him up for our celebratory dinner out. Poor planning more than bad luck, really. Touching wood just in case.

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About pattiblaine

Raised under the name of Snyder in the upstate NY town of Vestal, I've worked as a typesetter, a fast food salad bar tender, an art reviewer, a waitress, a part-time nanny, and a very-bad-with-phones temp. Once upon a time I was all-but-thesis toward a Masters in Art History. Now I'm just a mom with a lot of fiber squirreled away throughout the house. We call it insulation. In 2013 I completed a life-long learning program at Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, and am a postulant toward the diaconate in the Episcopal Diocese of Rochester, NY. In addition to coordinating volunteers for the soup kitchen, I volunteer as a tutor at a deeply impoverished city elementary school, and am a docent at the Memorial Art Gallery.
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3 Responses to Friggatriskaidekaphobia

  1. Sarah says:

    Happy Anniversary!!

  2. DawnK says:

    Happy Anniversary! My grandparents on my dad’s side were married on 9-13-1935! I don’t know if it was a Friday or not. 24 years for us, in October.

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