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| I'm writing at our breakfast table, journal open, black ink on skinny lines.  The rain is slowly dripping off our grey deck.  The light floating in is grey, matching my grey and white tablecloth.  Knobby, naked trees beaded with rain drops stand watch outside.  But there are bright yellow daisies in a vase ...

Concerning Spring Music and Creative Geniuses

Here are the things I want to be doing right now: Writing The Rise of The Narcoleptic Turtles. Driving with my windows down in the car listening to music. Frolicking in the park in front of our house because the temperature reached 80 degrees the other day. Writing blog posts doesn't make the list.  I ...

A Love Story in 3 Parts

  I. I never knew God as someone to find, but rather as someone to meet.  And meet God I did, in the dewy, green grass before nightfall in my childhood backyard, in the stars over my head while I lay flat on my back in a plastic paddle boat in the middle of our pond, in the light coming through the tall trees ...

A List of Creative April Favorites

  Anna Brannon won the bundle of books from Monday's Post on Freaks, Geeks, and Dark Ferret Societies!   For your reading pleasure, here are some of my favorite things lately:   1. Lauren Winner's New book Wearing God.  Winner is one of my favorite authors and she recently released this book ...

A Friday Playlist for You

Because Fridays need to be celebrated. 1. Because this had me scrambling for my phone during the Coke Superbowl commercial to figure out who these people were. 2. Because you need to listen to at least 1:37 of this to celebrate Friday properly. 3. Because I’m a new fan of Vance Joy.  And apparently all the teenagers ...

The Dark Ferret Society Playlist

I make play lists like I write in my journal.  Music helps me remember.  This encompasses all of the beginnings of the Dark Ferrets: their sitting-around-scheming, their homemade pranking, their running from the cops.  Also all of the becoming and confusion that is high school. [8tracks url="[8tracks width="300" ...