• friends

    twenty-one times

    by  • November 10, 2013 • friends, music, time • 7 Comments

    If you have followed this blog for very long, you have heard me make reference to my songwriting days with my friend, Billy Crockett. This week, his wife Dodee posted a video of him singing what is perhaps my favorite song we wrote together. The idea grew out of our reading Paul Bowles’ amazing...

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    lenten journal: re-membering judas

    by  • March 17, 2013 • friends, lenten journal • 14 Comments

    My semi-regular Sunday synthesis of NPR and morning worship began in my kitchen and a segment on Weekend Edition Sunday called “Reminder: Our Memories are Less Reliable Than We Think.” Charles Fernyhough, a researcher from England, has written a book called Pieces of Light that looks at how memory works and what we carry...

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    wintry mix

    by  • January 26, 2013 • community, food, friends • 2 Comments

    I love winter. I love the cold and the snow and the bundling up. And I miss it. Durham does not know much of winter, other than the passing glances — wintry mixes — that leave us reeling from time to time because they are less than familiar. This weekend, however, I’m back in...

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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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