Category Archives: St Paul Vagabond

Flowers in the Road Cones

Right now my beloved Twin Cities church is heading out for their fourth annual retreat. They sent out myriad updates about the snowy conditions, and many cautions to drive carefully, much as they had to do two years ago. — … Continue reading

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Something to do with redemption

So today is a rather monumentous day. And truly the LORD is good. “You saw with your own eyes the great trials, the miraculous signs and wonders, the mighty hand and outstretched arm, with which the LORD your God brought … Continue reading

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The End Where I…

Today I rode on a borrowed bike across the street I grew up on, to bike through the neighborhoods of my childhood to drop off fresh bread at Ghost’s house. That is what they call trippy. As the Script would … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

So it’s 2012, and the world hasn’t ended yet. I’ve done a lot of travelling this past year, and at some stage at a lunch party I said “I’m looking forward to not travelling anymore.” My friend Mitch pointed out … Continue reading

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“I feel like I’m standing standing on the edge of it all this time.” ~ TFK, Scream. In legend and mythology, sometimes when someone dies, the underworld or the land of the dead is a long way off. So, the … Continue reading

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For some reason, people often ask me variations on the question of “How is it you find time to X?” where X is something like cooking, baking, reading, or my latest crazy craft project. But people don’t tend to ask … Continue reading

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Why Living Alone is a Culinary Train Wreck. No, really.

Now I’m sure you’re all familiar with being economical. It runs with the times, and, in my case, the age and income bracket. Like being on a college budget. Only less. I realize I never really introduced the idea behind … Continue reading

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Meet: Doug

Doug is Becky’s bike. Doug is happy today. Doug went out today Doug went down a big hill. All the lights were green. Doug went very fast. Doug is happy. But Becky is not happy. Why? Becky could not find … Continue reading

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To the King! To Restoration!

Am I beautiful? Am I useable? ~ The Killing Lights, by AFI So way back in the day, I guess when I was a kid, I read this book called “Tales of the Kingdom.” It’s a potent allegorical collection of … Continue reading

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