Monthly Archives: September 2010

writing perfection

I’m not a perfectionist. Anyone who has read this blog can attest to that. I can post relatively often because I don’t insist on perfection. I write what I am thinking, read it over once or twice, and hit publish. … Continue reading

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friday five: we who sing pray twice

From Mary Beth at RevGals: Music is a part of the human experience, and part of religious traditions the world over. It is evocative and stirring, and many forms of worship are incomplete without it. Our title comes from a … Continue reading

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b&%!nned b#@ks

In honor of banned books week, here’s my little story. It was September 1996, back-to-school night. I got through periods 1-4 easily. Then came period 5, my average sophomores. No parents brought kids, so it was me and maybe 8 … Continue reading

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the lacuna, yea or nay?

Has anyone read The Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver? I’m trying to decide whether to invest my time and money. Would I like it given the following: (a) The Bean Trees is probably one of my top ten books ever. I … Continue reading

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sunday school

I have to give props to the Presbyterians. I taught Sunday School this morning. We’re doing the rotation model, something about This We Believe (not remembering the exact name–don’t feel like getting up and finding it.) I am doing the … Continue reading

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the job search again

Because I’d rather write a blog post than actually work on my job search stuff, here it is. Yesterday MLA published the Job Information List. The site was overwhelmed with traffic. That, in itself, is not a good sign. Through patience … Continue reading

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baby book stuff

This is just for my memory. I haven’t kept great track of Squeak’s milestones. He slept through the night last night! Woo-hoo! He is very definite about what he wants. He catches my eye and then walks somewhere and if … Continue reading

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