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September 14, 2016

Labor Day picnic, three years ago: by the time we got to the lime sugar cookies and the last of the strawberry-basil cocktails at the end of a long, leisurely brunch, we were all pretty bummed out. Summer was over, we’d concluded, even as that Monday’s ninety-degree heat and humidity crept stealthily in from the screened-in porch. Since the guests were, to a person, either academics or clergy—and...

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I'm a writer, yoga teacher, Lutheran pastor, and music nerd living in New York. I find a feast in daily living - most days, anyway - and write about it here. 

Finalist for the 2017 Chautauqua Prize!
The frank and funny story of a church-geek girl who spent twenty years in the ecclesiastical trenches as a Lutheran pastor, preaching weekly words of hope she wasn’t sure she even believed.