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After a heartbreaking summer on the Connecticut shore, a group of beach friends is as adrift as an unmoored rowboat. When a dismayed Jason Barlow drives as far away from the sea as he can, leaving behind his wife, Maris, as well as their stately cottage on the bluff, that news hits like a sudden wave.

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Book Review

I recently concluded orientation for my year of service as a Young Adult Volunteer in the PCUSA. The week was an intensive dive into the many ways society privileges some of us and oppresses others and the ways we all participate in these systems. 796 more words

Unpacking: Part I

The worst part of going on any sort of journey, at least for me, is unpacking. I’m very lazy in that way. For all my Type A personality traits, my inability to put things back where they belong is just so stressful. 1,035 more words

God's Invitation to Joy that Lasts

A sermon preached by The Rev. Sarah Henkel at the White Plains Presbyterian Church on the Twelfth Sunday of Pentecost, August 7, 2016. 

Today’s reading comes from Luke 12: 32-48.   1,467 more words


Swimming with Cuttlefish

Originally published by ReefWatch SA on 5 July 2016.

There are some moments that I’m sure I’ll always remember and treasure in my life – and snorkeling with the mating cuttlefish at Stony Point (near Whyalla, South Australia) has definitely made it onto that list. 415 more words

Earth & The Environment


Stony Point, Connecticut, is the perfect place for both old and new friends to enjoy the summer months.

Celia Gray is a newcomer who has arrived to stage cottages for local realtors, and to heal from a painful divorce, and while she stays in her friends’ cottage during her time here, she begins to form connections among the friendly residents. 326 more words

Book Review


Welcome to another Tuesday celebrating bookish events, First Chapter/Intros, hosted by Bibliophile by the Sea; and Teaser Tuesdays hosted by Books & a Beat. 439 more words

Chasing Away The Blues