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The Blankets are a Big Deal

I‘ve been volunteering with Carry the Future for years after spending much of my childhood serving in and around refugee camps. Bundles of Joy was my first community outreach, and as so many of my fellow volunteers can testify, people … Continue reading

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Eamon still has adorable little vocal fry going on with a few of my faves being “aminals” (“Mama which aminal is yooooooooour favorite?”) and George Curious (we’re big fans). He loves to ask where everyone is and where everyone is … Continue reading

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White Awake: a book review

Stunning. This incisive and evocative book struck at an issue that I’ve been trying to come to grips with and explain but failing miserably. Pastor Hill walks through six stages of a White Christian understanding racial privilege and the role … Continue reading

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Check point

I didn’t sign up for this. I thought teaching was going to be loving kids and reading books with them and arguing about punctuation and torturing myself about whether I should curve this kid’s work or hold to the rubric. … Continue reading

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The perpetual Lent

I need a break from Lent. An acquaintance used that line on a friend’s post about preparing for Lent and it hit me like a load of bricks. I’m a baby Episcopalian without a lot of Lent background but I … Continue reading

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Where are you, Christmas?

One of my favorite fairy tales is that of Tam Lin. There are various versions but in my preferred version, Tam Lin is stolen away from his true love by the Fae Queen. Janet, determined to win him back, intercepts … Continue reading

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The stagnation cycle.

As Andrew is back to work, I spend a lot of time by myself. To be specific, I spend a lot of time sitting on my couch holding Eamon and staring vapidly at my phone or Facebook or Facebook on … Continue reading

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