Monthly Archives: September 2008

What is this Really About?

Reading is a conversation. A book on the shelf is dormant, but in the hands of a reader it springs to life. I’ve seen books that I’ve known for years suddenly take a class (and me) by storm. I gave … Continue reading

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Dwelling in Possibility

Scraps are often discarded by tailors, cooks, and writers– but sometimes they are transformed by possibility. An unused basil leaf from tonight’s dinner can add flavor to tomorrow’s scrambled eggs; left over pieces of velveteen from a costume can add … Continue reading

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Three Scoops For Democracy

It is Sunday Morning. It was on a Sunday that I had my first sweet taste of democracy. After church my brother, sister and I played hide and seek in the maze of boxwood that was the Bishop’s garden at … Continue reading

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Field of Dreams

I love baseball movies and one of my favorites is Field of Dreams. “Build it and they will come” is a refrain that runs though the movie and through my head in the late days of August and early days … Continue reading

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