Monthly Archives: November 2010

Advent grace

Cross-posted from Rougher Places … If it was a sunny morning, I’d be telling you Advent is shot through with grace, like the morning gold streaming through the pines in my front yard. But it’s overcast; and so I’ll tell … Continue reading

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People, get ready

Cross-posted from Rougher Places … The life of the spirit is like an old pair of blue jeans, I’m finding. What used to fit perfectly may not fit so well now. Even when the numbers on the scale read the … Continue reading

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“Free” Baked Oatmeal w/Cranberry Adulterations

Gluten-free, dairy-free, gloriously adulterated oatmeal. I revel gratefully in these kinds of breakfasts. Thanks to my friend Brenda Zook Friesen for resending me her baked oatmeal recipe after I lost the precious milk-spattered handwritten recipe card. (I’m still looking for … Continue reading

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Blogging Advent, with friends

I’ve been writing … just not here. It’s been a season of heavy editing on a new version of work from my dissertation, which should be under reconsideration by the nicest acquisitions editor in the world by the end of … Continue reading

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