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Connection in Everything- A Temporary Farewell

While I was just working at Dolce Vita, I noticed an acquaintance in his mid-70s a few tables over who was meeting with one of his UT students. It was really fun to see this focused, friendly tete a teteRead the rest >>

God is in the Produce Aisle- A Tasting



I ask the guy in the produce section if the Clementines are sweet.

“Some are, some aren’t. With all the rain in California, the thin-skinned variety are rotting. We are having to send them all back.”

He says this … Read the rest >>

“I never dreamed of such a thing before…”


What might we have to wait 77 years to see? 

Wendell Berry has come back into my life lately— and I am so happy for it. I woke up at 5:39 this morning hoping that the babysitter would arrive on … Read the rest >>

“Nothing Exists in Itself”

feet in bath 2012

Brrr. It’s a chilly grey day in Austin, the coldest so far this winter, and a very good day for hot baths and wool socks. It’s the beauty of contrast. If it weren’t for the bitter winds and cold rain … Read the rest >>