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Some Easter thoughts

Not being a ham-eater (I know!  The sacrilege…), Easter was not the holiday I looked forward to when I was growing up.  Getting up early for Sunrise Service and having to put up with ham in the house was not … Continue reading

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A post directly from Bethany’s “irrelevant, senatorial level of consciousness”

Ever read a sentence that just stopped you in your tracks? Made you realize that those couple of dozen words perfectly encapsulated an unnamed thought that had been buzzing around your head? The sense of relief can be palpable. Because … Continue reading

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When Neil Gaiman reads, I listen

Neil Gaiman read me a poem the other day.  Okay.  So he actually read it to a lot of people last Friday night, as part of MPR’s most recent Wits show at the Fitzgerald, but I caught it on YouTube, having unfortunately … Continue reading

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Wait a minute, where do babies come from?

My nephew arrived in the wee hours of this past Sunday morning.  Easter Sunday, actually.  Which prompted a whole conversation with my mother – prior to writing this post – about whether or not she had ever actually convinced my brother that … Continue reading

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A big blog post about taking big risks

I get the Post-A-Day prompts that WordPress kindly provides.   Sometimes, I’ll even use one and write something, like this post on hope, … because it’s not every day that I live through something just ridiculous enough to write about.   But more … Continue reading

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I don’t hate Valentine’s Day

You host an Anti-Valentine’s Day party a few years in a row; you start to get a reputation. *sigh* I don’t actually hate Valentine’s Day. I hate particular elements that threaten to completely choke out the viable elements I do … Continue reading

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A book … and a moderately deep thought

[Originally a “note” on the Book of Face, this post was first written on November 19th, 2009 .  Blame it on the weekly wander last night through Target (where Valentine’s Day appears to be on steroids), I’ve had too much time lately to think about … Continue reading

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