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Dogged Determination

Though she’d already known two other families as home by the time I got my Millie dog, I know I was the first to introduce her to the ocean. 536 more words

If You Like David Sedaris, You're Going Love David Rakoff’s "Half Empty"

David Sedaris might be the beloved hero of American comic personal essays, but until David Rakoff’s untimely death in 2012 it was Rakoff who delivered the darker, richer, and often more brutally honest goods. 93 more words


A Day in the (Fictional) Life

The following is the ethnographic translation of the below field notes that you asked for, taken during one of my days of observation here in Edinburgh, the capital city of Scotland.   1,748 more words

Freedom for Lovers

The word freedom is loaded. I’m not really sure if freedom exists for humans. When we aren’t busy making up rules for everyone else, we’re busy limiting our own capacity. 456 more words

Bigger Picture

Writers that Can Come to my Dinner Party

James Baldwin: There has always been something about Baldwin’s writing that has been….sexy. It isn’t him, how he looked, or any part of his personal life. 970 more words


Top 5 David Sedaris Books

From Christmas in the Netherlands to the Rooster, nobody puts humor down on paper better than David Sedaris. These are the top 5.

1.  Liveat Carnegie Hall… 219 more words


Homily Sunday after the shootings in Charleston

Each week Pam and I have been leading the afternoon service at St. Paul’s Manor as part of our theological field placement.   We alternate between officiating and delivering the homily.   1,212 more words

Field Placement