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What I’m Into – Fall 2015

It's been a few months since I linked up with the lovely Leigh Kramer's What I'm Into monthly posts. I can't pull it together to share all my things with you every month, but here are a few of my favorites from the past few:   Favorite Instagram Ace's legwarmers for the win! Why are baby thigh rolls so extremely ...

What I’m Into: M(P)aternity Leave/Ace Edition

[caption id="attachment_9934" align="aligncenter" width="582"] Ace asleep in the cradle my grandfather made me[/caption] So, if I had my stuff together, I’d be adding my voice to Leigh Kramer’s “What I’m Into” blog linkup every month. At the end of the month, like the rest of the fun blogging people I ...

Because this matters.

On our last day in Guatemala, we return to the community where we spent most of the week. We pull up along a rocky dirt road, where the nearest restroom is a up the hill in a little abuela's house. We walk down the path to an old, dilapidated former-carpentry school, where children are arriving for music practice. Every ...

The Song in the Story

In the concrete block, open air home, where baby chicks run around a cage in the same room as the toilet, and where a lean-to wood and metal shack serves as a kitchen, we gather outside, in between rooms. We sit in a concrete space for a concert. In the least likely of places, beside the muddy ground and the open-air sink ...

One Good Phrase: Jason Boyett (What song would you like to sing?)

  Jason Boyett and I go way back. Way back all the way to my beginnings. (He was around for a few years prior.) So, I know all about his stress hives when he was sixteen. And I used to tiptoe around his room when he was in high school and sneak peaks at his journal. (He was a writer even then.) Actually, I don't think I've ...

If it shakes you… (introducing Catherine Prewitt)

If it shakes you, let it shake you; let love’s heaviness o’ertake you Let it bring you to your knees Let the world outside look on; they will tell you to get on But don’t let ‘em turn it cheap You know how sometimes song lyrics say exactly what you need a friend to whisper to you? Last week, the morning my ...

{This Sacred Everyday} Erin Lane

Today you get to hear from Erin Lane, who became my friend the first year we lived in San Francisco. Chris and I had a good nine months of hanging out with Erin and her husband before they left for the other coast, where Erin began seminary at Duke. Since then, I read everything she writes at Holy Hellions. Reading her words ...