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Civil War

I stepped onto my my front porch last Friday night and remembered to breathe. My eyes were tearing up (righteous indignation and MCHM will make you cry), and my head was pounding.  The stench in the air is something I’ll

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I saw the white sneakers first. My dog approached them with cautious joy, tail flopping from side to side. Everybody is a potential friend as far as golden retrievers are concerned. The sneakers were attached to denim legs and they

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The pesky arc, part I

When I was younger, I wanted desperately to be different from my parents. And I am. The dog lives inside and climbs on whatever furniture he wants, for example. Our cats are decidedly more indoor than out. My husband and

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hiatus

Been gone a long time, yet I can’t quite say goodbye to this blog. Since I’ve gone to work for the United Methodist Church, I’ve hung back from the music scene and public media. I’m ready for that to change.

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Don’t be afraid of the new thing…

Ah, summer. Life finally slowing down for a bit after a rather manic spring season. And, I’m thinking it’s time for a change in terms of this blog. I’m trying out some new stuff tech-wise; starting spaces over on tumblr

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Let ’em go…

One of my favorite U2 songs ever is ‘Bad’. It’s the song that made the band famous in the glorious days of the mullet, which Bono showed off quite well at Live Aid in 1985.  It’s a song about heroin

Posted in faith, Life, Music, Music Monday

Starting Fresh..again

I’m like most writers I know who care about what they write. I obsess about each word I choose. I worry about being good enough. And yet, nothing pleases me more than reading a good sentence. It really doesn’t matter

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