Friday, October 31, 2008

Happy Reformation Day!

Today is Reformation Day! On October 31, 1517, Martin Luther nailed his Ninety-Five Theses on the door of a church in Germany. His Theses criticized the Catholic Church and the Pope and made way for the Protestant Reformation.

Back in high school, before I was even a Christian, I had to make a video about the Reformation for my social studies class. (Jan, do you remember that?) I still have the video and it is hilarious. My friend, Kim, played Martin Luther. Clad in a maroon bathrobe, she nailed a piece of paper on the door of my fence and stomped away. Another classmate, who may have actually been Buddhist, played Erasmus. The video ended with my cat, Annabelle, in the lion's den.

Today is also Halloween. George and I are still unsure about whether we'll let Reese dress up in the future and go trick-or-treating. We will be dressing up tonight in foil to get a free burrito at Chipotle, but that has nothing to do with Halloween and everything to do with the greatness of Chipotle.

When my grandfather was a teenager he got shot in the head on Halloween and carried the bullet there for the rest of his life. So if you do go out tonight, be safe!


The Acosta Family said...

Agh! I do remember that! Didn't we hang Jonathan?!?!

Kasey said...

I don't remember. I'll have to go back and watch it again. It always gives me a good laugh.