Bits and pieces of life and culture that made me laugh, cry, think, and become more like myself in 2009.
Books: Beyond Deserving, by Dorothy Martyn and There Is No Me Without You, by Melissa Fay Greene
Author Melissa Fay Greene with Ethiopian children
Songs: When The Saints, by Sara Groves and No More Tears, by Sandra McCracken
Art: Forgive Thy Brother, by Scott Erickson
Album: Curse Your Branches, by David Bazan
I took this picture on my phone. Great night.
Movies: The Hangover, Up, and Into Great Silence
The Carthusian Monastery featured in Into Great Silence
TV shows: Dexter, Madmen, 16 & Pregnant/Teen Mom
Miscellaneous: home-grown raspberry jam, blastocystis hominis, and bittersweet transitions.