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finding things to love

When you never stay too long in one place, you learn to grow roots quickly, like an invasive plant. You learn to seek out the things that make the place unique, and the things that make it feel like home. … Continue reading

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in between

A wise counselor once encouraged me to be a sojourner. A traveler. Not a pilgrim. Not headed to a holy destination, but to a place unknown. Walk for a time, he said, and let the path lead. I am feeling … Continue reading

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Doing Well; Doing Good

Ask the Soulsbys of Hudson Ohio how they are doing, and I bet they will tell you they are doing quite well, thank you. I say they are also doing good. I stumbled upon their tremendous blog this morning: “The … Continue reading

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A post-Valentine treat

A small indulgence can make a big difference. So say the folks at Houston’s Sweet Charity Desserts. Their mission is to bake high quality desserts while creating jobs for the unemployed. So when you finish your Valentine chocolates, consider purchasing a … Continue reading

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sense memory

As I think of my life in terms of the senses, I realize just how rich sense memory truly is. This piece was originally written for a Glen Online class with Lindsey Crittenden at Image Journal and appears here in … Continue reading

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Stirring the soul

Art, at its best, enlivens both the senses and the intellect. I recently had the privilege of viewing a new installation by Houston artist (and MFAH co-worker) Bert Samples that succeeds at just that. Manu Languidly Stirs Songs in the … Continue reading

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Archivist, by any other name

My in-laws, when asked what we do for a living, tell folks that my husband teaches and that I work in a museum library. In truth, he works as a leadership consultant in a children’s hospital, and I am an … Continue reading

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