Advent Coming Soon

November 26, 2017 by - 7 Comments
Advent Wreath

Advent is the first season of the Christian liturgical year, and runs up to December the 24th. Much of the world prepares for December 25th by shopping, and I do that as a small part of the celebration. How often do we celebrate the coming of something, someone so dear to us? How often do …Read More

Meet Sylvie!

August 21, 2014 by - 3 Comments

One recent Monday–Garbage Night to be exact–my husband, Pinckney, heard mewing near our front gate. We were immediately concerned because our daughter mentioned she’d seen a dead cat out on the road earlier in the day. The mewing gave us visions of some pitiful, half-alive creature abandoned and dying on the asphalt. Usually we only find beer …Read More