October 23, 2021

Seeds of Hospitality

It’s long past time I wrote about Kim. First, the background. Craig and I were married the weekend between exams and graduation. That summer, we moved a solid 1,000 miles away from our families. We knew no one; our closest contact was my graduate program director, with whom I had had a couple of phone […]

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September 25, 2021

Fall at Last

I wait all summer for this time of year, when the heat finally breaks. Towards the end of August there’s a little something in the air that’s different, a hint that someday it will be safe to wear sweaters again. It’s not actually any cooler, but the breeze seems to hold a promise for the […]

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September 18, 2021

You Don’t Have a Phone?

Our oldest daughter left our homeschool this year and started “real” high school. She’s been treking from class to class for about a month now, and this week her great secret was exposed: she doesn’t have a cell phone. It came up in her debate class, while the teacher was apparently trying to draw the […]

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September 11, 2021

Things to do When You’re Not on the Trail

I couldn’t think of an exciting topic to discuss this week, so I thought I’d put together a list of a few resources that I’ve been enjoying lately, some for homeschooling, some for personal growth. In no particular order, here they are. If you’ve ever wanted to read Dante’s Divine Comedy felt too intimidated, this […]

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September 4, 2021

Book Review: Fidelity

I’ve read a good bit of Wendell Berry’s writing in the past, but most of my focus was on his essays. The Unsettling of America, which I think I could still find blindfolded in the Jones Creek Library in Baton Rouge, formed the way I think about culture and the land. On the other hand, […]

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