Apex

I’m at the culminating moment of the Rector Search…. which is why I haven’t been posting. Sorry about that.

The Mystery of it All

This Northern Life often brings me full circle. When it happens, I just have to stop and take notice.

[Quiet Thoughts] Part 2: What’s Known

Photo: Like it never even happened.   It’s the Friday after and the offending limb is in my yard in little pieces. Drawing and quartering comes to mind, which is a gruesome image but that’s what my mind conjures. My yard is a mess, the destruction clear and undeniable. It’ll remain this way until the…

[Quiet Thoughts] Part 1: What’s Delivered

  On Monday, Massachusetts experienced a really ridiculous wind storm. It started up on Sunday night, went full force into the day on Monday, and got very, very serious on Monday afternoon. Gusts in the area reached upwards of 70 mph. It was cold, it was mean, it was fierce, it was chaotic. The ancient…

Where Talents Live

Photo: Another craft I get to add to my resume. I love making Anglican rosaries. I think they represent a beautiful opportunity to intersect art and religion in a way that is preciously intimate. One set of hands expresses a prayer beaded form, then gives that prayer to another set of hands as a tool…

Oh Hey, It’s Birthday Week

Photo: Khao Soi. Anju Noodle Bar. Heaven in a bowl. The best thing I’ve eaten in 2018. (This is my second bowl. The first was back in March.)   I have a whole bunch of friends who have birthdays at the end of September. Basically, all the best people are Libras or Libra-adjacent. My knitting…

As You Are

Photo: This deliciousness right here… and I’m telling you, I didn’t even do much. I took this beauty out of the packaging, I seasoned with spices*, I gave it a little olive oil, I seared both sides for color, then I popped it in my oven at 400 degrees. I wish I had trusted myself…

[Quiet Thoughts] It’s an Unpredictable Journey

Photo: I’ve been busy trying to get one of my three holiday projects done! I can’t show you the whole thing because this is for one of the people in my life who sometimes reads the blog. I promise that I will show you the completed work after the holidays, though! I’m so proud of it!…