Tag Archives: Lamentations

A Season of Lament

There is so little room for grief in western society, yet it is not something anyone can avoid. Today grief sits heavily on my heart. I’m returning home from a trip to my childhood home for the Celebration of Life … Continue reading

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Seeds and Shovels

On the morning of my third Christmas, my brother woke me before the sun was up to tell me that Santa had come. We went downstairs in the dark and it was true. In my family Santa didn’t wrap the … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Logophile (not really a confession, more a suggestion)

I am truly a logophile. I love words, all kinds of words—new words, old words, unpronounceable technical words. I also find the development of language fascinating. When “ginormous” became a word I thought it was rather ridiculous. Surely, there are … Continue reading

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