Monthly Archives: April 2013

Utah to Arizona #16, Sam’s Birthday Dinner and Looking for Friend Spores

My husband’s birthday request is that I cook dinner for his birthday. This year he wanted a dinner featuring lamb shank. That spelled trouble. After planning the menu, I called the three closest grocery stores. All three have the basics … Continue reading

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What Are People For?

Wendell Berry North Point Press, 1990 I’ve been to a Wendell Berry book signing where he talked to a crowd near a thousand people. I was naively surprised that he would have such a following in Salt Lake City. Berry … Continue reading

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Utah to Arizona #15, Evil Is Searching For Freedom?

So last night I read: Evil is a distortion caused by friction between two souls both striving to pursue their own freedom. Why do I time and time again gravitate to books like this? I’m going to buy Rita Moreno’s … Continue reading

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Pope Joan

Donna Woolfolk Cross Ballantine, 1996 Girl born. Girl works hard. Girl has mentor. Girl meets boy. Girl becomes CEO of biggest company in the world. Girl deposed. “How dry is all that?” it might be asked. Except the girl is … Continue reading

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