Monthly Archives: December 2008

There too, but for the Grace of God,Go I

A few years ago my friend, Melina, and I were discussing women from some depressed culture–I don’t remember but it may have been toothless, cacao chewing, Columbian women or flood victims in a foreign country and Melina looked at me … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

It’s Christmas Eve. The gifts are wrapped. The little one is in the bathtub. Mark is smoking a Boston Butt, from a small PA hog farm. I made bean soup, used 3 rolls of tape and 4 of gift wrap … Continue reading

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Solstice Song

A beautiful song and beautiful images by Lisa Thiel.

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In the Spirit of Christmas

A Christmas Prayerby Robert Louis Stevenson Loving Father,Help us remember the birth of Jesus,that we may share in the song of the angels,the gladness of the shepherds,and worship of the wise men. Close the door of hateand open the door … Continue reading

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“The South is a place…the North is just a direction out of the South” – Roy Blount Jr.

My awesome son and some of his classmates did this website as part of an assignment.

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A little over a week ago I told Martina ‘The Christmas Story’ at bedtime. She’s heard it every Christmas but this year she was taken by it and asked several questions. I eventually told her that if she’d like to … Continue reading

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