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Archive: 2010

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The Shed: Inspiration

December 19, 2010

Even when you’re working by yourself, you never build alone.  At every point along the path, one draws on wisdom […] [continue…]

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Iowa

December 2, 2010

undulating hills pregnant with crops concrete ribbon cutting through past clustered farm buildings hunkered against the cold hogs basking in […] [continue…]

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Illinois

December 1, 2010

black fast-food coffee pairs perfectly with a gray rainy day Route 176 is an asphalt time machine taking me back […] [continue…]

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Waukegan

November 30, 2010

(Somewhere along our recent 2800 mile road trip, I stopped writing poems about each state we passed through.  This might […] [continue…]

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Indigenous Pastor

November 25, 2010

Virginia’s annual automobile safety inspection is something that every car owner both loves and hates.  We love it 11 months […] [continue…]

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Thanksgiving, Revised

November 24, 2010

My increasingly post-colonial views on Thanksgiving perhaps place me within a certain stereotype:  postmodern, hipster, liberal, white.  Riddled with angst, […] [continue…]

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Indiana

October 24, 2010

though at the end of the drive the baby screamed in the back seat until her parent’s ears grew callouses, […] [continue…]

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O Hi O

October 23, 2010

in Ohio the rest areas have no less than five charcoal grills places where people with a greater sense of […] [continue…]

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Pittsburgh

October 22, 2010

For my friends at Formation House. hills around unfiltered sunlight casting long shadows a handful of birds make their way […] [continue…]

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Inventive Church

October 18, 2010

I’m grateful to the fine folks at Emergent Village for posting a piece I wrote recently, and to the fine […] [continue…]

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