On Laundry

  Laundry…oh, laundry.  Laundry and I have had a love-hate relationship since I was sixteen:  Laundry loves to accumulate at a rapid rate in my closet, and I hate to do it. I’ve long told my kids that if ever we hit the jackpot and become suddenly wealthy, the one thing that I will change […]

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Reflections on Barbie, her frumpy aunt, and Sunshine eyeballs

Over at High Calling Blogs they’re celebrating Marcus Goodyear’s new book of poetry, Barbies at Communion: and other poemswith a bit of a Barbie-fest. My first thought was that I couldn’t possibly join this party, not me. Not with my tragic, Barbie-less childhood. But then I realized…my Barbie-free childhood makes great grist for the mill! […]

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Bumper Stickers, T Shirts, and Cross-Eyed Action Figures (a rant on Christian marketing)

Deluxe Jesus action figure, with loaves, fishes and glowing hands. Glowing hands?!? I don’t care if it rains or freezesAs long as I’ve got my plastic JesusGlued to the dashboard of my carYou can buy Him phosphorescentGlows in the dark, He’s pink and pleasantTake Him with you when you’re travelling far -George Cromarty and Ed […]

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