Monthly Archives: January 2016

Remembering Dad

My dad, my favorite amateur (as in, non-professional) grammarian, died last week at the age of eighty-six. Dad could, in one breath, chide me for ending a sentence with a preposition and quote Winston Churchill’s famous comment on pedantry. From … Continue reading

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Emergency Salads, Tornadoes, and Permanent Cow Fixtures

I realized I cannot stand up and be who and what I need to be without first kneeling and being humble to what I have been given. Continue reading

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