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Layered Space: Perspectives from a Time Traveling Writer

Layered Space: Perspectives from a Time Traveling Writer

My life is exciting. Some days I spend hours sitting in a cement room, looking through microfiche images of 19th-century…
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Fog Advisory

Fog Advisory

The alert was positioned below a “flood warning” on the weather page. The flood warning was red and flashing, full…
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5 Ruminate Blog Posts to Revisit this Summer

5 Ruminate Blog Posts to Revisit this Summer

The biggest perk of editing the Ruminate Blog is that I get to read each and every post from the…
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Brian Doyle: Works with Soul

Brian Doyle: Works with Soul

When I first moved to Oregon from South Florida, I was insatiable for new reads. Something about the drastic change…
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Cooking Fires, Burning Bushes, and the Practice of Art and Faith

Cooking Fires, Burning Bushes, and the Practice of Art and Faith

And yet, when passion arrives, it can carry its own worth: the snap and flare of a consuming energy, a…
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Scar Lines and The Kingdom of God

Scar Lines and The Kingdom of God

I’ve been staring at a new scar: a nearly straight line on top of my wrist. The holes from the…
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