Category Archives: Musings

Easter Advent

After having a child, I’m much more intentional and thoughtful about family ritual. So as Easter rolled around last year, I looked online for specifically Christian ways to anticipate and celebrate the Easter season. We do a pretty good job … Continue reading

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Favorite new app: Kinotopic. Why? That’s why.

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These whimsical pictures by Laurent Laveder charm me.   .                                                             … Continue reading

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to create

There’s something about autumn that gets me in a creative mood. I want to bake spicy gingerbread and crumbly plum galettes and crisp, perfect shortbread and thick, rustic loaves of bread with crackling crust and chewy, hole-ridden interiors. I want … Continue reading

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on holiness

It felt like fall today. The chill reminded me of this musing I had some years ago: A glorious day. The bright sun dispels the morning frost and hypnotically blue skies mute the chilly air. The last clinging leaves give … Continue reading

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tall and merciless

I used to watch Homestar Runner to get my fix of Internet cartoons. It’s been a while, but Strongbad’s children’s book is a classic and still heavily quoted in my family. For your viewing pleasure:

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Happy September! The weather app tells me it’s meant to be rainy with a high in the 60s. This makes it seem as good a time as any to implement my plan to hibernate. I hate getting up in the … Continue reading

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