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Hawks and Walks

My Tuesday morning walk to work kept me more in my head than usual. As I stomped along, half listening to Rowan Williams (former Archbishop of Canterbury) gently drone on about the Chronicals of Narnia and how Aslan is an unpredictable, un-tamed lion, my mind wondered about the details of the coming day, both practical and existential: How would I meet a publishing deadline? 225 more words

Pushpins (Daily Life)

Words & a Pic - April 1

It may be April Fools’ Day, but it is no joke that we fly back to the United States to begin home assignment in 33 days! 373 more words

My first book of books - 20 years ago

I found it! My first little pink and white, floral book of books. It was in the bookcase of my childhood bedroom at my parents’ house. 303 more words


A is for The Abyss

Celebrating the A to Z Blogging Challenge with quotations on the writing life.

There are no words to express the abyss
between isolation and having one ally.
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An Encouraging Word


I became a world traveler at a young age, and due to this wanderlust has sprung up in my heart.  The definition of wanderlust is a strong desire to travel. 424 more words


Innocently rejoicing?

Urging self-esteem upon ones who know very well that self-esteem is quite undeserved, leads to all sorts of distresses; guilt, anxiety and resentment, not the least. 210 more words

Sermons And Soda Water

Losing Everything: Jenny Offill's "Dept. of Speculation"

What does it feel like to lose what matters most? It feels like life is askant, disoriented, even though you are surrounded by friends, children, and meaningful work. 327 more words