Church Lady Memories by Linda Knight Seccaspina

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Church Lady Memories by Linda Knight Seccaspina

Last night I was quite happy about the local community work that was being done to help those in need. I told my husband I never realized I could do this type of work. My husband turned to me and said,

“Well, you are a church lady!”

I turned, looked at him and began to laugh. To some of you, if someone says the word “Church Lady” you have an image in your mind of Dana Carvey dressed up as the character on Saturday Night Live. Or, maybe some have visions of a self-righteous woman who sits in the 8th pew on the right side in the last seat on Sundays.

It was always instilled into me that a person’s character was shown to other parishioners each week by where everyone parked their buttocks. I would say we wore out the same spot…

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About lindaseccaspina

Before she laid her fingers to a keyboard, Linda was a fashion designer, and then owned the eclectic store Flash Cadilac and Savannah Devilles in Ottawa on Rideau Street from 1976-1996. She also did clothing for various media and worked on “You Can’t do that on Television”. After writing for years about things that she cared about or pissed her off on American media she finally found her calling. She is a weekly columnist for the Sherbrooke Record and documents history every single day and has over 6500 blogs about Lanark County and Ottawa and an enormous weekly readership. Linda has published six books and is in her 4th year as a town councillor for Carleton Place. She believes in community and promoting business owners because she believes she can, so she does.

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