Monthly Archives: August 2011

Freshly Pressed….I Know, I Know

On Friday my beloved learned that one of his blog posts was highlighted by WordPress and Freshly Pressed. Perhaps you’ve seen it. It’s the piece on the Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum.  I didn’t go to the museum myself. As you’ll read in his post, I leaped out of the moving car to instead antique […]

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The Lesson of the Rutabaga

When I was in my last year of college I lived in a rundown apartment in Willimantic, Connecticut. Willimantic was seven miles from Storrs and the University of Connecticut. Seven miles is far when you don’t have a car. I didn’t have a car. I had a bike; but bikes suck in New England winters. […]

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Gandhi was a spinner

Whenever I share that I’m a spinner (In the spinning wheel sense, not the exercise bike sense)…I always end up saying, “Gandhi was a spinner.” I’m not sure what people think when I tell them this. I am not comparing myself to Gandhi when I say it, rather I want to share with them the […]

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Unshakeable Peace

i have been to it that place without that holds everything evenly perfectly balanced on no one side i have felt freedom complete and clear the best of naivete and wisdom at once i know that the path to peace is inward it is traveling to a place alone on a road thousands have taken […]

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My First Icon

I wrote this icon a few years ago. One “writes” an icon rather than paints it. I learned this in the Iconography class at took at Trinity Cathedral. Every part of the icon is symbolic, so much so that one viewing is said to “read” it. I chose to copy an icon from Ethiopia. The […]

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Crater Lake

Chris took me to me to Crater Lake with his son. I’d never been before. He told me it was beautiful and it was everything he promised and more. It was actually very warm, dare I say Hot even. After the sunless and chilly summer we’ve been having, it was wonderful. I even got a […]

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