What Happens When Doing A PhD Dramatically Shrinks Your Social And Work Spheres…

May 19th, 2014

On May 7, something I have been looking forward to for over a year finally happened. The exciting moment came quietly, sneakily, while I was working at my desk, but the months and months of anticipation beforehand included careful monitoring, betting, wishing, and waiting. So now I celebrate: The Day That A Song Finally Surpassed […]

Pop Culture & The Kingdom of God

July 22nd, 2012

I never dreamed I would end my two years as an Assistant Instructor at The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology, and my four preceding years as a student, by co-teaching a new course I co-created on a topic I love, with twenty-plus amazing graduate students. But I did. A few weeks ago we celebrated […]

Turning the Corner

July 12th, 2012

Maryann just sent me a preview of a series of photos she took of The Cottage, the cozy basement bedroom I’ve lived in the past four years in the house I’ve lived in for the past six. A few of us were milling about my place after seeing a movie, and I hardly noticed at […]

Love Story

April 29th, 2012

My beloved friend Lucy honored me by asking me to help officiate her wedding to Kris. I’m still reeling from what this all meant to me, but one of the amazing things she asked me to do in the service was to tell Kris’s and her love story through an enchanted narrative. Kris and Lucy […]

What Happened To Me Tuesday

March 24th, 2012

This What can I say? I am astounded, dumbfounded, profoundly humbled, and indescribably grateful. And a little bit closer to leaving Seattle. [no comment]

Miss Representation

March 20th, 2012

This Wednesday at The Seattle School, I’ll be one of 7 panelists for a screening of this excellent documentary. We’ll be discussing portrayals of women in media, and no doubt lots of feminist theology goodness! Come, if you like.

“What Yankee Candle Means to Me” Ep 11: Just Say No to Cherries On Snow

October 31st, 2011

“What Yankee Candle Means to Me” Part 10. ‘Time to start bringing in the warmth’

October 3rd, 2011

There Will Come A Day When This Blog Is No Longer Just About Yankee Candle: That Day Is Not Today

July 31st, 2011

“What Yankee Candle Means to Me” Episode 9.

What Yankee Candle Means To Me: Episode 8.

July 26th, 2011