Monthly Archives: September 2008

economy and impermanence

No pondering can commence without some acknowledgment of the economy. The gravity is shocking enough to interrupt even the normal wrangling of a presidential campaign. One can only hope that it will interrupt also the endless run of negative commercials. … Continue reading

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life beyond the crate

When the nights are restless and I begin channeling Goldilocks in search of sleep, I sometimes find myself on the family room couch. Last night was such a night and as I drifted off into long awaited slumber, the dog … Continue reading

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my choice

Fifteen years ago I sat in the doctor’s office hearing the results of a blood test. I was an otherwise euphoric pregnant woman with one toddler in tow and a congregation eager to embrace our growing family. I vividly remember … Continue reading

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confession is good for the nation

If confession is good for the soul, we should be keeping the priests cloistered in the confessionals. Except that I’m not catholic. Without a compelling ritual to release my sins, save a perfunctory weekly prayer of confession, I find myself … Continue reading

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