And a Happy New Year!

This will likely end my holiday inspired, soul searching round of posting. The end of the year, the holiday season, family gatherings yield a lot of food for thought in that department. My holidays have been a bit of a mixed bag. The glow of Christmas lights and the ringing of caroling voices was eclipsed […]

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Wilber

“The death of a beloved is an amputation.” ― C.S. Lewis, A Grief Observed We never expect death, no matter the form it takes, therefore we are never really prepared for it. You might think, as I might too most days, that we should expect death. Death is the end which we all will meet, […]

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All I Want for Christmas, Part Two: To Believe

I was not raised to believe in Santa Clause. My parents didn’t want to perpetuate a tale I would only one day discover to be false. As Christians, there was the concern that if I believed in Santa because they told me he was real and I found out they lied, what would I think […]

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All I Want for Christmas, Part One: Planted Feet and Palms Pressed Together

This is the second Christmas in a row we’ve spent in Texas, when we actually live in New York. This is our second Christmas setting up a tree at a house that isn’t ours. Hanging stockings on a mantel above a hearth that’s not our home. This is the second year of feeling transplanted, up […]

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Road Trip Wednesday: #161 What’s in a name?

Road Trip Wednesday is a ‘Blog Carnival,’ where YA Highway’s contributors post a weekly writing- or reading-related question that begs to be answered. We ,the bloggers who love YA Highway, post our response and then link it in the comments of the YA Highway site. Pretty fun!  This Weeks Topic: The list of top baby names in […]

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Road Trip Wednesday: #160

Road Trip Wednesday is a ‘Blog Carnival,’ where YA Highway’s contributors post a weekly writing- or reading-related question that begs to be answered. We ,the bloggers who love YA Highway, post our response and then link it in the comments of the YA Highway site. Pretty fun! This Weeks Topic: About how many books do you […]

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I finally watched The Walking Dead.

My husband and I have resisted The Walking Dead phenomenon until now. My reasons are threefold: I get scared, fairly easily, and reanimated human flesh doesn’t help. I have no time to get caught up on a television show in its third season. I know I will love it and therefore obsess over the finer […]

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