We talk about moving. Daily now.
Mostly, our conversations keep us right here in the city of our birth. This city is in our faces now - the mountains reflecting, the days of endless sunshine kissing our noses with freckles.
Even after intensive travels, we can't quite get over the … [Read More...]
It seems poetic
sitting there with a cup
of bitter coffee
perhaps a pastry
in a paper bag
but the barista is bold
like seventh grade
the man adjacent is
the doorbell jingles
to signal a new customer
someone says hello
and I lose my line
I pack up my cords
to go … [Read More...]
Over the past two years, I've had a large number of friends and acquaintances sign book contracts and/or see their books go to print.
To name a few - Shauna Niequist and Bread & Wine [April 2013], Sarah Bessey and Jesus Feminist [Nov 2013], Tsh Oxenreider and Notes from a Blue Bike … [Read More...]
The past few months, I've been squeezing in lots of time with books. Far from being an inactive ambition, reading is about living and thinking fully. As Will Schwalbe wrote, "reading is not the opposite of doing; it is the opposite of dying."
As you will see, I tend to alternate between … [Read More...]
In my pride, I always thought that my children would read pre-pre-preschool.
In the womb, I read them fairy tales. In toddlerhood, I balanced them on my lap and flipped through sturdy board books. I leaned over the bathtub and spelled out words with rubber letters. From about age two, I … [Read More...]