Food on Fridays: Tea Time

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(smaller button below)Here at the Food on Fridays carnival, any post remotely related to food is welcome—though we love to try new dishes, your post doesn’t have to be a recipe. If you want, you can simply list all the yellow food sitting in your fridge right now (butter, mustard). You could even … [Read more...]

The High Calling #goodwork in San Antonio

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We're on a boat. Eating dinner. Talking about the game we just played that required considerable texting.After we all arrived in Texas, we immediately launched into the game. This photo, taken after the game, is on a river barge set up with tables and chairs. Left to right, there's Ann V., Cheryl, … [Read more...]

Love is Patient, Love is Pink

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Today's Reflection by Mark D. Roberts (via The High Calling) is entitled, "I'm Glad Love Is Patient, But Could You Please Hurry Up and Change?"His lead grabbed this Not So Fast girl:I recently read a fascinating book by James Gleick. It's called Faster: The Acceleration of Just About Everything … [Read more...]

True Woman 2010

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The True Woman 2010 conference came to Indiana.And 6,000 women came to True Woman.Among those 6,000 women are many friends of mine from the area, and some from farther away.One of those friends from farther away is Erin, of filling my patch of sky, a blogger I came to know several years ago, … [Read more...]

Food on Fridays: No-Prep Breakfast

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(smaller button below)Here at the Food on Fridays carnival, any post remotely related to food is welcome—though we love to try new dishes, your post doesn’t have to be a recipe. You can list all the green food sitting in your fridge right now, if you want. Anyway, my point is that posts like that … [Read more...]

Dry as a Creek Bed: Concrete vs. Abstract

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"Look at the creek, Mama!"We were at a park, jogging across the bridge that spans a creek where my daughter remembered the water so high and the current so strong, it seemed alive and powerful, threatening to knock her over as she waded in practically up to her hips. She remembered how her feet sank … [Read more...]

Think Twice Before Befriending a Kroeker

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One of my daughters has a good friend who invited her to a fall festival last weekend.They ate fair-type food, rode carnival rides, and stayed up late listening to local bands perform. When my daughter visits this girl's house, she swims with her friend in their pool, explores the woods by their … [Read more...]

Food on Fridays: Vintage Apple Pie

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(smaller button below)Here at the Food on Fridays carnival, any post remotely related to food is welcome—though we love to try new dishes, your post doesn’t have to be a recipe. If all you want to do is link to the article in the Wall Street Journal about the guy who eats bugs, do it. Anyway, my … [Read more...]

Notes on Writing: Let My Life Speak (and other thoughts)

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I found an old spiral-bound notebook.Inside, old notes.They are about writing, I guess. And they are sketchy. Spare: "What are the things … [Read more...]

Food on Fridays: Food Fights Are Not Fun

(smaller button below)Here at the Food on Fridays carnival, any post remotely related to food is welcome—though we love to try new dishes, your post doesn’t have to be a recipe. If you want to describe a worm that crawled out of an apple at your local U-Pick orchard, do it. And be sure to include a … [Read more...]

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