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Archive: July

My Opinion?

July 29, 2005

Reading the Post chat with Ryan and Peter, I’m struck by people’s persistent tendency to ask the filmmakers about their […] [continue…]

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July 28, 2005

the wind blowsbut we can’t see it we see thingsmove grasses undulateferns quiver an alluring plastic bagfloating in traffic waves […] [continue…]

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The Hill

Beneath the endless expanse of the heavensUnder a clear cloudless blue skyin the shelter of tall treesUp a small wrinkleon […] [continue…]

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This Little Piggy…

July 26, 2005

Usually, when I see a new baby, I look for an unsupervised opportunity to unswaddle the little bundle and look […] [continue…]

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On Missing the Point

July 24, 2005

This is why my brother’s family doesn’t attend their church’s mid-week service: Because one of my nephews is more naturally […] [continue…]

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Brian McLaren

July 23, 2005

Apparently, I saved myself a bunch of money yesterday. My parents are in town for a conference at the local […] [continue…]

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Slow Food

Me, my old man, a couple of beers, a Weber grill, and a brand-new paellera. viva la paella!!

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Families, like compost heaps, are best appreciated from a distance. I love my parents, and they love me. I see […] [continue…]

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Transitions, further

July 20, 2005

Did you ever feel so itchy that you wanted to climb into a rock tumbler? I’ve got so many allergic […] [continue…]

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July 19, 2005

I’m a professor! Well, I’m trying anyway. In an effort to help out our friend who is grieving the loss […] [continue…]

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Transitions, Continued

July 17, 2005

The weirdness continues… We got an urgent call from a friend this evening, who had just gotten an even more […] [continue…]

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