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the beautiful flawed hurting mean angry exquisite world

November 23rd, 2016|1 Comment

I wonder if this world has heard the expression "to hell in a hand basket" or if it even cares that a hand basket especially one of wicker or wood or straw wouldn't hold up [...]

An African American Man, Donald Trump, and Listening #UberChronicles

November 22nd, 2016|9 Comments

A few weeks ago, I picked up an African American gentleman while I was driving for Uber here in Lancaster. I don’t initiate conversations with passengers – I always find that to be super-annoying as [...]

What All Refugees Have in Common

November 21st, 2016|5 Comments

My new friend and Arabic translator. I sit in my car on an unseasonably warm day in November, and I'm across the street from CWS. Church World Service. They work with partners to [...]

The Five Little Words My Daughter Said that Undid Me

November 16th, 2016|9 Comments

She’s tall now, you know? My oldest daughter. She’s stretching up physically, and out mentally and emotionally. She’s taking in the world and making her own conclusions. Growing up is an indescribable process. She’s so [...]

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