Tag Archive: community

Advent

. Am I the only one who feels this holiday season is darker than usual? Anyone else more likely to be discouraged than rejoicing? I feel like this advent is more a waiting… Continue reading

Avoiding Messy

I think my family doesn’t believe me when I say I’m turning out to be a decent cook – and that my house is relatively clean. They think they know me so well.… Continue reading

On Stealing Coats

It was a chilly Saturday, but that’s to be expected on the third of November. I was surrounded by a crowd of loosely organized chaos, but that’s to be expected at Tent City.… Continue reading

Other People’s Trees

Another one from the vault; this was written in October 2009. Swamped with copywriting today, so I thought I’d post a “reader favorite” to keep things going! Thanks for stopping by, and please… Continue reading

Debt of Gratitude

The new editor of Toledo Streets asked me to write about poverty and my experience with starting the street paper which changed my life. This post is the result, with the editor’s permission… Continue reading

Love Like a … Glacier

Having two bright girls who love school provides for interesting dinner table talk. Gift 2 has been most excited about her science class project, in which she has chosen to make a model… Continue reading

Clothing the Emperor

With my deep apologies to Hans Christian Andersen, for both the departure from his original story and the execution thereof… Clothing the Emperor Bring satin, bring lace, bring cotton or cashmere. Knit from… Continue reading