Tag Archives: Reading

Happy, Happy, Joy, Joy

It is early on a Sunday morning. I’m sitting in the empty lobby bar at the Renaissance Marriott Hotel in Charlotte, North Carolina, the splashy sound of a large indoor fountain echoing in the nearby atrium. Sunday morning diners drift … Continue reading

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We Interrupt This Blog Site…

Dear Ones – I am still in California, in Salinas and heading for Santa Cruz, where this weekend I will officiate at a wedding for some dear sweet young’uns, and do some re-uning with treasured friends. I’ll give an updated post next … Continue reading

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Shalom, Y’all

When I was working on my MFA in Creative Writing, one of the books that was required reading was Tim O’Brien’s  The Things They Carried. Set in Viet Nam during the war, the book focuses on several soldiers in a platoon. … Continue reading

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Look Up!

Lesson #2 after Slow Down? – “Look Up!” I moved into Roadcinante on or around September 20th and lived that first week at a mostly-empty campground near Boone, driving my car back and forth to my house to tend to … Continue reading

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Dar la Luz

In 2006 my campus ministry students and I were preparing to go on a church-sponsored mission trip to Nicaragua. One of the students, fluent in Spanish, tutored the rest of us, bless her heart, in our wildly varied capabilities as … Continue reading

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