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The Benefits of Growing Up In a Small Town

When IĀ first went off to college, I had no idea how different my childhood and education was from the otherĀ students around me. One of the first questions I was asked upon meeting new people was, “How big was your graduating class?”. 707 more words


Writing Up a Storm!

(part of my backyard-a blanket of deep white)

The blizzard has passed although the day is far from ordinary. School cancellations forced me to stay home. 335 more words


Trying Out a Church

As some of you may know, I’m both an atheist and a Buddhist. I live in a tiny little town in the middle of the desert, so finding a Buddhist temple turned out to be impossible, unless I want to drive a couple of hours, and even then I could only find ones that I wasn’t sure I liked. 634 more words

Maritime Mary: Amherst is Moving

My walking partner Margaret and I love to be outdoors, no matter how cold it is. But icy patches on sidewalks are a deterrent, so when those conditions face us, we go to our local stadium which has a very nice indoor walking track. 70 more words

Guest Writers

Gas Station Pastor

I should be sleeping. I have to be up for work in a few hours, and I’ll no doubt regret this in the morning, but I won’t sleep if I don’t write it. 1,080 more words

Woman Preacher

A New Take on Being a Bold Woman

Credit: www.pinterest.com

(with Thanks to Emily who sent it to me!)

I love new perspectives and interpretations on ancient stories. Specifically the ones you may hear in a house of worship. 748 more words