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    lenten journal: homemade

    by  • February 17, 2016 • food, friends, joy, lenten journal • 5 Comments

    When I was crowdsourcing words for my Lenten practice, my friend David sent, “homemade (pimento cheese).” I’ve been thinking about them ever since. homemade (pimento cheese) turn the gas burner on high and lay the peppers on the flame till they blister and turn black; put them in a bowl, cover it with plastic...

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    lenten journal: joy

    by  • March 5, 2015 • joy, lenten journal, thursday night dinner • 6 Comments

    This week has been a grey one for me—one in which I have brushed up against my depression. Some of it is weather related, but that’s too easy an attribution. Some of it is grief. Monday marked what would have been my parents’ fifty-ninth wedding anniversary; Tuesday marked nineteen months since Dad died. Some...

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