Monthly Archives: February 2017

Is She Here Yet?

My phone rings at 6:30 this morning. I don’t even have to open my eyes to know that it’s my  mother. She calls every morning at this time. I squeeze my eyes even tighter shut even as I answer it. “Is … Continue reading

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Nesting

I laid awake last night and looked at the shadows of bottles and hairbrushes on my bathroom counter. It took all my will power to not get out of bed at 3 am to begin tidying up. I didn’t want … Continue reading

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The Wonderful Weirdness of The Internet

The internet is a very weird place…thing…entity. I don’t really know what it actually is, which seems strange to me considering how much time I have spent on it…in it…among it? I remember so clearly the day that I started … Continue reading

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A Valentine’s Day Tradition

A little Valentine just for you Love Poem with Skull and Candy Valentines In Cosmedin, Rome— in the Chiesa di Santa Maria, a flower-wreathed skull sits preserved in a shrine more ornate than any foil-covered box of candy— that’s Saint … Continue reading

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Being Salt and Light

This past Sunday’s Gospel was the familiar calling for us to be light and salt to the world! When I’ve heard and read this in the past, there was a little bubble of pride that would well up within me … Continue reading

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The Gift of the Mundane and the Boring

Five of the children and I left the house this afternoon to run a fast errand, leaving the 7-year-old at home with his dad. As we were leaving, my husband pushed himself off of the couch and told our son, … Continue reading

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