Sam Van Eman Makes Me Think

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Like all of the HCB people I've gotten to know, Sam Van Eman makes me think. I recently conducted an interview with Sam that I published at NotSoFastBook.com, in which he got me thinking about advertising, culture, Earl Grey tea...and biscotti.Intriguing, eh?Here's a peek at the post:Sam Van Eman is … [Read more...]

Food on Fridays: Mini-Feast of Cinnamon Rolls

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(smaller button below)Here at the Food on Fridays carnival, any post remotely related to food is welcome—it doesn’t have to be a recipe. If you just want to post photos of your garlic press, that'll do just fine.When your Food on Fridays contribution is ready, just grab the broccoli button (the big … [Read more...]

Destructive Criticism vs. Healthy Critique

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Recently I came across J.C. Schaap's post "Witless Fear and Hug Lines." In it, he told about how scary it is for a student to lay out something he or she has written in front of her peers and "let them go at it." I remember classes like that. They were painful. We turned in a poem or story to … [Read more...]

Food on Fridays: Lenten Lentils

(smaller button below)Here at the Food on Fridays carnival, any post remotely related to food is welcome—your link could muse about the best way to store dried beans or include your favorite recipe for fish, but it doesn’t have to be a recipe. If you just want to post pictures of your compost bin … [Read more...]

Merci, Belgique

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(for the Belgian Wonder, on the occasion of our 19th wedding anniversary)Merci, Belgique,Pour tes bicyclettesHe salvaged tires,A chain, gears,Handlebars,And a frameFrom three different bikes,Maybe more.Piecing it all together,He painted it blackAnd pedaled down canalsFor milesThrough the … [Read more...]

40 Days of Rest?

Is it possible for the 40 days of Lent to become an extended rest?And what does that have to do with an obscure place in Australia called "Nelligen"?Read about it at Not So Fast today.Photo © 2010 by Zoe Sandvig of A Sideways Glance. Used with permission.It’s easy to subscribe to annkroeker.com … [Read more...]

Food on Fridays: Valentine's Day Feast

(smaller button below)Here at the Food on Fridays carnival, any post remotely related to food is welcome—your link could be your favorite lentil soup recipe, but it doesn't have to be a recipe. If it’s about shopping at Aldi's or you want to share your plans for Lent, go ahead and link up!When your … [Read more...]

Getting to Know HCB: Meet Dan King

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Dan King, a.k.a. BibleDude, is Social Media Editor at HighCallingBlogs.com (HCB), helping bloggers in the network make connections and build community not only by dropping by their blogs with encouraging comments, but also through social networking tools like Facebook and Twitter. He knows how to … [Read more...]

Sample Some Love Stories

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Valentine’s Day, with its pink and red roses, Hallmark cards, candy hearts and chocolates, may tempt people to reduce the significance of love to superficial acts of romance. It does, however, get people thinking, talking, and writing about relationships.So for the Family post at … [Read more...]

Food on Fridays: Go Greek with L.L. Barkat

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(smaller button below)Here at the Food on Fridays carnival, any post remotely related to food is welcome—your link could be a recipe like your favorite Colts blue Superbowl party dip, but it does not have to be a recipe. If it’s about shopping at Trader Joe's or your review of "Julie & Julia," … [Read more...]

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