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Kel

Speaking fluent awkward

I love that in the beginning, there were words. Let there be light. I love that Moses was worried about how bad he was at speaking in general, let alone public speaking. And spoke anyway. Esther talked to the…

I Am Soap

My friend sent me a present via Etsy – a cute stack of handmade soaps on a carved wooden dish.  I read the printed labels, smelling each bar as I went. Then I saw the black soap and I…

Maybe It’s Squirrels

A while ago I was driving in fast, heavy traffic, and was severely cut off. As in standing-on-the-brake-pedal, I-nearly-bit-through-my-tongue severely cut off. Thankfully, nobody was injured, no cars kissed fenders, and I kept driving along (albeit with a racing…

It’s F-A-M-I-L-Y not P-E-R-F-E-C-T

My family tree is… complicated.  When people ask how many brothers and sisters I have I’m not sure how to respond: do I just say the brother and sister I grew up with, who strictly speaking are “half” siblings? …

A Chest Full of Sighs

Things that make me sigh: Books. Books. People riding bikes without helmets How much I miss my Poppy Col, gone nearly 10 years Politicians on the news Not putting “Books. Books. Books (cubed)” in 7 more places in this…