On Sleeping Early and Laundry in the Middle of the Night


“The ordinary activities I find most compatible with contemplation are walking, baking bread, and doing laundry.” – Kathleen Norris, The Quotidian Mysteries A delicious rain fell off and on all day yesterday and and again, last night starting a little before the children’s bedtime. The kind of rain that gives everything a grayish, warm glow, and begs for […]

Deeper Story: Memory, One Last Cracker, and Practicing the Daily Examen


We meet almost weekly over some seriously legit bagels – which I feel wouldn’t normally exist outside of New Jersey and New York – but I think these people who own the bagelry are actually from the Northeast. This means the bagels are perfectly soft on the inside, and when toasted, it’s the divine combination […]

Guest Post: Sports, Priorities, and Fatherhood

Open Letter

An open letter to Mike Francesa, Boomer Esiason, and Craig Carton in response to the link in the post below: Dear Mike Francesa, Boomer Esiason, and Craig Carton, You recently voiced your negative opinions regarding NY Mets second baseman, Daniel Murphy, for his decision to take 3 days paternity leave, the maximum allowed by Major […]


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