Monthly Archives: September 2012

The Sacrament of the Present Moment

One of the very best books I read this summer — perhaps all year — was Christian McEwan’s lovely World Enough and Time: On Creativity and Slowing Down. I posted an excerpt here that really spoke to me. Christian points … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Voice: Andy Williams, 1927 – 2012

I grew up in love with Andy Williams — I’m not too young to have enjoyed many years of watching his Christmas specials and growing up with a pretty solid crush on him. What a beautiful, soothing voice — comfort, … Continue reading

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The Best Ever Pesto Recipe

As summer wanes, I’ve been gifted with a bumper crop of basil, which is wonderful because I have the most awesome pesto recipe ever! With the weather here heating up beyond tolerable, school starting, and going back to work after … Continue reading

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