The Week Between: Pausing to Be Still Between Christmas and New Year’s

We received our first snow of the season three days ago, just in time for Christmas Eve. After weeks of “will it,” “won’t it,” the weather finally seems to have turned the corner from fall to winter, ushering in bitter cold winds and mellow cloudy skies. Last night, as I…

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“Stories that Bind” – Behind the Name

I’ve always loved stories. When I was little, every night I would ask my dad to tell me stories about when he was a kid. “Daddy, tell me about when Henry the Hamster escaped.” “Tell me about Bo and the paint crowbar.” And whenever he finished one story, I’d ask…

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