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Loving winter.

Let’s get the obvious out of the way: it’s cold outside. DC plunged into the single digits this week, and I know that the rest of the country had far worse.  Now, I realize that this is record breaking cold, … Continue reading

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Ramblings.

Some rambling sights, thoughts, and words of the past little while. Last week it got appropriately gloomy and gray, with the few leaves that have been brave enough to turn popping against the dull sky and wet streets. This week … Continue reading

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This human thing.

You guys. This week, life got the best of me. It isn’t that anything majorly bad went wrong, other than two speeding tickets ( I know, I know) and the mail situation in our building being so bad that they … Continue reading

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Lately I need only to stand.

When I was growing up, and being dramatic about something (which happened pretty frequently, and you know you’re not surprised), my mom would tell always tell me the same thing: choose truth. When I insisted that no one loved me … Continue reading

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Green thoughts.

Do you ever read one of those books that forces you to look around at parts of your life and evaluate? I love those. And I hate those. Earlier this summer I read Michael Pollan’s The Omnivores Dilemma, and it got … Continue reading

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It takes you back to love.

“Of the five senses, smell is the strongest trigger of memory, the one that takes you back to love, to walking into a desert temple, to a fine dinner, or even to the burning ozone of a Japanese train on … Continue reading

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Whatever.

 Last weekend we slipped out of the city with some dear friends and headed to the beach. I’ve never lived somewhere before where you can just go to the beach for the afternoon and I love it.  What is it … Continue reading

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The things that make it home.

They say that the older you get, the more you realize that home is less a physical location, and more the people that matter. A part of me believes this. Over the past ten months, home has become where James … Continue reading

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Spontaneous Spring

This past week of cold rainy days made me a little distressed that we would skip spring and go straight to summer. I am willing spring back for a couple weeks more by sharing some glorious glances of spring around … Continue reading

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“For God to be a man, he must despair.”

Today is Good Friday, where we remember that God not only became flesh, but death. **************** “The night on Golgotha is so important in the history of man only because, in its shadow, the divinity abandoned its traditional privileges and … Continue reading

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