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The Coldest Nights of the Year

One of my dearest friends is organizing the GR Below Zero Project, which works to collect and distribute scarves, hats, mittens and more to those that need them most. If you are in the Grand Rapids area, this is a … Continue reading

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Am I Running Yet?

I am not a runner. I just happen to like moving forward quickly sometimes. Scoff if you must. But I’ve heard others use the phrase “I’m not a vegetarian, I just don’t eat meat,” and it makes sense to me. … Continue reading

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Inclusive, Progressive Humanity

“He drew a circle that shut me out — Heretic, rebel, a thing to flout. But Love and I had the wit to win: We drew a circle that took him in.” -From the poem “Outwitted” by Edwin Markham, American … Continue reading

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New Eats and Old Friends

Yesterday I met up with some old friends for an afternoon of lunching and sipping. First of all, it’s always nice to reconnect with the folks who knew you when you were 20 and stupid during the holiday season. Lately … Continue reading

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