Monthly Archives: December 2007

on the fourth day of Christmas

The cookies that remain are stale, retail stores have slashed their prices, and Benazir Bhutto is dead. It would seem that Christmas is over. Our church calendar, however, says that Christmas is just beginning. Today is the fourth of the … Continue reading

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Jamie Lynn and Mary

Admittedly, I am culturally challenged. I’m illiterate when it comes to sports and my radio is tuned to NPR, I depend on CNN’s daily “quick news” to keep me from totally embarrassing myself. I fear that I may be passing … Continue reading

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Thursday evening…

My ponderer is sore. My week, indeed this past season, has been filled with pondering. Pondering that is cursed with infinite loops. As the leaves ever so gradually shed their color and fell to the ground, my firstborn daughter’s struggle … Continue reading

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the drummer boy at the inn

The Christmas buzz this year is peppered with campaign news and political sound-bytes. The juxtaposition between holiday cheer and candidate rhetoric is tragicomedy. This afternoon Bing Crosby’s crooning about the little drummer boy was interrupted by campaign promises to rid … Continue reading

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