Curiosity Journal: February 29, 2012

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Each Wednesday I’ve been recording a Curiosity Journal to recap the previous week using these tag words: reading, playing, learning, reacting and writing.:::ReadingStill reading The Thinking Life: How to Thrive in the Age of Distraction. It's a short book. Seriously, it's so short I should already … [Read more...]

Food on Fridays: Celebrating Us

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(smaller button below)For 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. We’re pretty relaxed over here, and stories and photos are as welcome as menus and recipes. When your Food on Fridays … [Read more...]

Curiosity Journal: February 22, 2012

Each Wednesday I’ve been recording a Curiosity Journal to recap the previous week using these tag words: reading, playing, learning, reacting and writing.:::ReadingI read more of The Thinking Life: How to Thrive in the Age of Distraction, continuing to find lots of lines about slowing down.But it's … [Read more...]

Departure

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My friend L.L. Barkat has announced that she is leaving her position as Managing Editor at The High Calling. She's got some great new ventures she's developing, so I'm happy for her decision and the wonderful things to come. And we inhabit more or less the same virtual space, so we'll still … [Read more...]

Food on Fridays: Oatmeal Cottage Cheese Pancakes

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(smaller button below)For 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. We’re pretty relaxed over here, and stories and photos are as welcome as menus and recipes. When your Food on Fridays … [Read more...]

Curiosity Journal: February 15, 2012

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Each Wednesday I’ve been recording a Curiosity Journal to recap the previous week using these tag words: reading, playing, learning, reacting and writing.:::ReadingI started a book called The Thinking Life: How to Thrive in the Age of Distraction. Lots of lines about slowing down. It's a secular … [Read more...]

All I Needed to Do

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I drove last week to a meeting with someone I hadn't seen in a while—someone known for reacting unpredictably. There were reasons the meeting could be tense, even volatile; or, it could go smoothly. I had no way of knowing how the interaction would unfold, nor could I control it.The night before the … [Read more...]

Food on Fridays: Romano’s Macaroni Grill’s Butternut Asiago Tortellaci

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(smaller button below)For 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. We’re pretty relaxed over here, and stories and photos are as welcome as menus and recipes. When your Food on Fridays … [Read more...]

Curiosity Journal: February 8, 2012

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Each Wednesday I’ve been recording a Curiosity Journal to recap the previous week using these tag words: reading, playing, learning, reacting and writing.:::ReadingAs you may recall, last week I announced that I didn't have time to read Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy, so I returned my … [Read more...]

The Best Superbowl Party Ever

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"This may be the ugliest cake I have ever made," my mom exclaimed while spreading icing over the big chocolate sheet cake she baked on Sunday afternoon.My brother, who had stopped by for a few minutes, asked, "You're baking a cake?""Yes! I was invited to my very first Superbowl party, and I'm taking … [Read more...]

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