Here you'll find current musings, as well as the archives from two blogs of yesteryear: YoungMarriedMom and What I Learned While Writing a Novel. Please comment and share. We love well when we are in conversation with one another. 


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What I Love This Week

The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski. I haven’t finished it yet, but I already want to read it again. It’s the only book that has come close to my love for Gilead by Marilynne Robinson. Allergy-Free and Easy Cooking: 30-Minute Meals without Gluten, Wheat, Dairy, Eggs, Soy, Peanuts, Tree Nuts, Fish, Shellfish, and […]

February 26, 2013

Modern Perspectives, Young Married Mom

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Year of Faith: On Lent

This year, like last, our parish has free copies of Lenten reflections available for the taking. The booklet for 2013 is Called to Life, Called to Love by Henri J.M. Nouwen, a prolific yet accessible priest and author, whom I am familiar with through his works The Return of the Prodigal Son and The Spirituality […]

February 19, 2013

Faith, Modern Perspectives, Young Married Mom

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Happy Meat Day!

  Today is a day to celebrate. For most people, the cause is Valentine’s Day. For me, it’s meat.   Every year, I find myself concerned with how I will consume meat on this Thursday, the first of Lent, which falls between two days of abstaining from meat. There are days when I accidentally don’t […]

February 14, 2013

Faith, Modern Perspectives, Young Married Mom

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