Boston on My Mind

Apr 20, 2015 by

Five miles. I’m finally loosening up and integrating the constant blare of spectators into my normal state of existence. I stay calm and don’t mind people passing me.

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And Yet We Try Again

Apr 19, 2015 by

I suppose it was not until I drove it home, filled it with water and plant food, and plugged it in that I realized how far in over my head I truly was.

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Avocado

Apr 18, 2015 by

A car and a job, all in a couple of days. Seven o’clock—time to get up. Laura came bounding into the room. And that was when I found out I was going to be a father.

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Because…Puppies?

Apr 17, 2015 by

For yours truly, however, mid-April means “I-only-have-three-days-of-classes-left-and-HOW-many-papers-are-due-on-Friday?”

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Grocery Shopping in Austria

Apr 16, 2015 by

It was early Saturday evening, and I’d slipped in the door of my local Billa—short for Billiger Laden, or Cheap Shop—ten minutes before closing.

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High School Reunions (In Five ...

Apr 15, 2015 by

But, five years later, it’s enough. It’s enough for me get over my insecurities and care about someone. Someones. The someones I grew up with.

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sex

Apr 14, 2015 by

Take a breast. Its nipple is sore from just feeding the baby—who gummed it like she was trying to rip it off—now slumped against the belly, a limp part of a limp, tired body.

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Mouth Over Matter

Apr 13, 2015 by

It has even worked its way into my eating habits. That sandwich is the best on the menu, you say? The one with a lot of things on it, yeah? Okay I’ll pass.

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House of the Lord

Apr 12, 2015 by

There is one space that makes me nervous. It’s not a space we hear a lot about or a space we have pictures of. I can’t rearrange it or make sure it’s painted my favorite colors.

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How to Be a Woman in the Evang...

Apr 11, 2015 by

I found that women expect themselves and other women to be servants in the church and often that expectation is tied to their femininity.

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