Monday Madeleines – April Arrives 2012

by Mistina Picciano on April 2, 2012

And in one, two, three…wait for it…it’s April! And with April comes showers and spring flowers.

Let’s hear it for spring – cleaning up the yard, long walks without boots and mittens, and daylight past 7:00 PM.

Be Careful What You Wish For!
Saturday night was the Mega Millions $600 million jackpot. Did you buy tickets? Winning the lottery doesn’t always make for a happy ending. Thanks to Lori Martin Gregory (@LoriGregory) for this post that reminds us that money isn’t everything!

Country Music Legend to Adopt Abused Horses
As animal lovers we are appalled when someone abuses any animal. These two lucky horses were saved in the nick of time and Willie Nelson has adopted them. Atta boy, Willie! Thanks to Angelpostell (@angelpostell), Director of the Charleston, SC Wine & Food Festival for sharing this story.

A Fisherman’s Tale About Life Without an Education
Who says old dogs can’t learn new tricks? At 91, this now 98-year old lobster-boat captain from Mystic, Connecticut learned to read. Then he wrote a book about the experience. Thanks to One Universe (@oneuniv) for sharing this inspirational story from CNN.

Game of Thrones Season 2 Review
And with April comes Season 2 of Game of Thrones. Are you a Thronie? Leave us a comment and tell us what you thought of last night’s episode. Thanks to Thronie Lauren (@Gaudielle) of Dallas, TX for sharing this review by Jace Lacob on The Daily Beast.

Video of the Week
Our video of the week is a funny video of some grandparents that discover the Photo Booth option on the iPad. You have to laugh at how much fun they’re having.

Did you enjoy this edition of Monday Madeleines? What would you do if you won the lottery? Leave a comment and let us know. No over-sharing here. (But if you somehow cross that line, we’ll let you know.)

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