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    advent journal: food with friends

    by  • December 13, 2012 • advent journal, food, friends • 0 Comments

    Tonight, I cooked dinner for some of our neighbors as part of my participation in our Old North Durham Neighborhood Association auction not long ago. For tonight’s post, I offer the menu — with links to recipes. Roasted Asparagus and Poblano Soup Winter Salad Autumn Gallette Vietnamese Caramelized Catfish “Sliders” on a Sweet Potato...

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    advent journal: gratitude

    by  • December 12, 2012 • advent journal, poetry • 5 Comments

    I love telling stories. I also love repeating them — just ask Ginger. I do, however, come by it honestly: it’s a family trait. One of my favorite repeatables is one I have heard my brother tell many times and comes from his days living in Akron, Ohio. His barber there was a man...

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    advent journal: u2charist

    by  • December 9, 2012 • advent journal, communion, music • 0 Comments

    I am a U2 fan because of James, John, and Todd — three guys in my youth group at University Baptist Church in Fort Worth back in the Eighties. Well, those guys and the fact that in those early days of MTV the band’s videos played relentlessly. One of my favorite memories at UBC...

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