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Archive: March

Benevolent D.I.

March 31, 2009

six weeks ago, boot camp begana seven-pound drill sargeantmaking her way through our houseupending our life and our comfortsmercilessly intent […] [continue…]

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Cousins

March 26, 2009

We’ve been visiting my family in Iowa for the past couple of days, but the party didn’t really start until […] [continue…]

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The Morning After

March 22, 2009

There are but three concerns that remain after last night’s delightful extravaganza: 1. The long and noteworthy meltdown of a […] [continue…]

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Corporate Child, Part Deux

March 21, 2009

Ella’s eyelids were closing themselves when her head hit the pillow tonight just after eleven. And sitting at the table […] [continue…]

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Hello, Old Friend

March 20, 2009

My brain is buzzing away, and my eyes are bouncing along, and for just a minute, I feel like a […] [continue…]

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Holy Ground

March 8, 2009

After too long away, I enjoyed another visit to Holy Grounds tonight. I was there to catch up with some […] [continue…]

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Time, Time, Time

March 4, 2009

Fresh books sit on the shelf, mocking me. Important, interesting projects beckon me. Phone calls go unmade. Simple meetings seem […] [continue…]

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Embracing Failure

March 2, 2009

There is nothing that illuminates one’s weakness and inability in quite the same manner as a screaming infant. All of […] [continue…]

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Celtic Christ

March 1, 2009

For several years, I’ve been thinking about the (unfortunate) divide between sacred and secular, and finding myself much more interested […] [continue…]

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