Without the pressure of a promise, my hope is to catalog here what I read in 2023 and what I thought of it. Maybe I’ll even take…… Read more “2023: The Library in Mind”
Leek and Yoghurt Soup with Dried Mint Recipe Source: Moro: The Cookbook, by Sam and Sam Clark Serves 4 Ingredients 50g butter 3 tablespoons olive oil 4…… Read more “A Lent Sur La Table Soup Recipe”
I was just signing off my email with the default closing I use for church work with people I haven’t yet hosted at a dinner party. Yours…… Read more “Typos”
We're wildly inconsistent people, if gauged by the average length between blog posts. And yet, the consistency of our story is not in these words, or other… Read more "2020: It’s as weird to type as it is to be alive"
Dear friend, I don't usually comment on the weekly lectionary readings after hearing my husband preach them. I most often express my opinions through the subtle work… Read more "Parts, Parenthood, and Pain"
I think we mentioned that we are the World’s Best Crossword Team (oh the tears when we accidentally broke our longest streak!) but the gift that keeps…… Read more “New Word Alert: Thanks, Spelling Bee”
Well, we certainly took quite a summer hiatus from writing here, didn’t we? After a conversation with a new fellow-clergy-spouse friend in the Convocation of Episcopal Churches…… Read more “Oof.”
“Just you wait ’til you have kids of your own!” -My Mom, circa 1998, and every parent, ever If you want the soundtrack to this post, click…… Read more “A Parental Identity”
If you’re sitting at our dinner table, don’t be surprised to hear one of these words in our sentences: Jocktap, n. The affectionate slap on a…… Read more “Today’s Spelling Bee: Wish-they-were-words”
Remembering History Herodotus of Halicarnassus is generally credited as being the “Father of History,” because he was the first writer in the West to employ a method…… Read more “Remembering History”