• “Your Sabbath, Lord, thus keeps us by Your will, not ours. And it is fit Our only choice should be to die Into that rest, or out of it.”

    Wendell Berry, Sabbaths II

  • Another fun day at the Indiana National Lakeshore.

  • Better-than-average mail day.

  • Wild times.

  • The 5th grader and his 5-yr-old brother woke up humming Lauryn Hill songs so yeah I’d say we’re making the most of sheltering in place.

  • Spring.

  • Pre-supper walk with these two masked men.

  • In this week’s newsletter: how I came to write a book about white Christianity’s dysfunctional discipleship.

  • Turmeric and leek sourdough. Best smelling loaves yet!

  • A day away at the Indiana National Lakeshore.

  • I kinda love our unpredictable Chicago springs.

  • Saturday smells good.

  • In this week’s newsletter I’m lameting what the current experience of my incarcerated friends reveals about the inhumanity we’ve long accepted.

  • A new evening ritual: a candle in the front window. Have you started any new rituals over the past few weeks?

  • So glad the herons are back.

  • This brown butter sourdough banana bread has our apartment smelling sooooo good.

  • People in our neighborhood are filling their front windows with teddy bears so children can find them when they step out for some fresh air. Here is our contribution.

  • Day-off dinner!

  • Male and female house finches. Glad we refilled the bird feeders!

  • Social distancing.

  • After-school walk through the park.

  • Headed north for the morning.

  • Dessert experiment: lemon icebox pie with candied blood oranges and a ginger snap crust.

  • Saturday morning waffles.

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