Monthly Archives: July 2012

Pegasus and Poor Plots

The beginning of a story is like lighting a match. There is the fumbling in the dark, in which everyone is taking their seats, setting their drinks and waiting for the story teller to clear their throat and begin. Then … Continue reading

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Speaking Smug to Smugger

I knew that I would not like HBO’s The Newsroom as soon as a detailed premise trickled down to me. I do not have HBO, so the chances of me becoming a regular viewer were slim in the first place, … Continue reading

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Winter Cleaning

Sometimes late at night I get these urges to really clean things- to scrub everything down so tomorrow will be all bright and fresh. So right now the stove top is soaking in the sink and the toilet is absorbing … Continue reading

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Milkshakes for the Month

We have been married for a full month- and it’s been amazing. I tried to explain to a dear friend the sensation of being married…but had to give up and try simply “it’s the best- ever”. I would write more … Continue reading

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Gratitude before Bed

Five things I’m grateful for:       1. My husband who manfully eats his way through an accidentally tequila-laced meal- instead of my intended classy white wine.       2. My new job where I get to help people and … Continue reading

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Do Justly, Love Mercy, and Walk Humbly

Now the only way to avoid this shipwreck, and to provide for our posterity, is to follow the counsel of Micah, to do justly, to love mercy, to walk humbly with our God. For this end, we must be knit … Continue reading

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New Work

New poem up over on the poetry blog:

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