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Burned Palms and Crazy People

Life is weird and so are most of the people I know.  I guess I gravitate toward people who are, as my dear brother David used to say, “a little out of round.”  The ones who are perfectly situated in … Continue reading

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Small Pleasures in Ordinary Time

There are the certainties that come with life that can be painful: death, taxes, changing planes in Atlanta. There are the seasonal bumps in life that come at an inconvenient time: colds and flu, yard cleanup, leaky plumbing, exam time. … Continue reading

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The Color is White

I wrote a blog post yesterday and it is already on the scrap pile. A misstep and wrong direction. I begin again. Today I went to my occasional second job, playing the electric keyboard (which they call an organ) for … Continue reading

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Just Weird

Life is weird. Appliances or gadgets that run quietly in the background of life suddenly quit working and suck time out of your day. Relationships that mean the world to you and that you thought were rock solid turn out … Continue reading

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Pouring the Wine, part two

Way back on April 19th I wrote a blog post called Pouring the Wine, part 1. The one with the picture of Spencer Tracy & Katharine Hepburn on it. That blog post started with this quote of Bunny Watson (Katharine … Continue reading

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Colors and Names and Stories

The Christian church is now knee deep in Lent. For my non-Christian friends and readers, let me explain. Lent is the term that the Christian church gives to the forty-six days before Easter. You’ve heard, no doubt, of Mardi Gras? … Continue reading

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The Intersection of How We Speak and Wanting a Seat in the Pew…

This last Sunday my husband and I accepted an invitation from friends to attend church with them. It is a very different denomination than ours and we talked with them before we accepted the invitation saying that we were seeking … Continue reading

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