January 22, 2012

these words mean so much (i’ve been there. more on this later?)

 

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January 9, 2012

On this first day of school.

 

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January 4, 2012

Last month we celebrated both 6 years of marriage and 6 years of living without a television in our home.  I’m so grateful for the time this affords us for other activities like being outdoors and reading!

Here’s my reading list from 2011:  (the ** indicates some favorites of mine)

The Birth of Venus- S. Dunant

Growing Up Global- Tavangar**

The Beloved Disciple- B. Moore

365 Thank Yous- Kralik

Reaching for the Invisible God- P. Yancy (re-read)

the only good thing anyone has ever done- S. Newman

Free-Range Kids- L. Skenazy

The Last Lecture- R. Pausch

Middlesex- J. Eugenides

The Alchemist- P. Coelho

Sacred Rhythms- R. Barton**

Out of darkness-A. Rice

The Poisonwood Bible- B. Kingsolver**

Baby Catcher: Chronicles of a Modern Midwife- P. Vincent (re-read)**

The Velveteen Rabbit- M. Bianco

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone- J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets- J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban- J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire- J.K. Rowling

The Time Traveler’s Wife- A. Niffenegger (re-read)**

Sword and Scalpel- L. Lutz (in progress)

Making Room: Recovering Hospitality as a Christian Tradition- C. Pohl (in progress)**

        

I’m thankful that 2011 provided so many good words.  I start graduate school in 5 days and will miss the days of reading luxury.