Blog 2017-05-24T17:11:08+00:00

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A blog about what I find amazing, smart, beautiful, or just plain fun.

A Walk in Harlem

The word Harlem sounds to me like a song and it slips through my lips like that—easy and familiar. I’m often asked if I ever lived in Harlem and the answer is no. I lived in Manhattan’s Upper West Side, about 40 blocks south. But I took the subway north [...]

October 4th, 2017|0 Comments

The Intentional Writer: Diana Butler Bass

Diana Butler Bass delivered two insightful keynote addresses at Princeton Theological Seminary recently for the Frederick Buechner Writer’s Workshop. The first, “The Accidental Writer,” described how the author whose latest book is Grounded: Finding God in the World, A Spiritual Revolution, fell into her writing career by way of the [...]

June 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Book Review: Living in the Weather of the World by Richard Bausch

This book made me reconsider the word “story”—not the definition of story but our experience of story in its ages-old form before it had the word “short” in front of it; before it was bound in hardcover and made eligible for awards. Before all that there was someone talking and [...]

May 9th, 2017|0 Comments