Continuing adventures with The Washington Post, thanks to Senior Graphics Editor (and wonderful collaborator) Samuel Granados. (Click on the image to get to the piece.)
Click on the image to read my latest, which is published at OnFaith (part of FaithStreet.com). Thanks to Corrie Mitchell, my editor there, and to Judy Cohen, my editor everywhere.
With thanks to The Friendly Atheist, which published this essay here. I found one! I found one! I found an atheist mom on TV! Yes, I am one of those minority types hungry for representation in mainstream entertainment, watching avidly to see how, say, Dr. House does or doesn’t ring true as an atheist. And… Continue reading A Christmas “Miracle”
Click below for the recorded version of my first PechaKucha night, at the Opalka Gallery, Albany, New York. PechaKucha is a presentation format with strict parameters: 20 slides, 20 seconds of narration for each. So if I seem to be speaking extra slowly or suspiciously quickly at certain points, that’s why. Thank you, Jesse, for the musical assist. And… Continue reading What God Can Learn from Santa, or How to Lose Belief But Keep the Gifts
“You’re not going to like this,” says Lena, handing me a thank-you note fresh from the printer. It is 7 already; bedtime is 8. This is the final task standing between her and TV. I read it. “You’re right,” I say. She waits. I tell her what to do. “That’s it?” “Yep.” “OK,” she says,… Continue reading Four Criteria for Thank-You Notes (or why Lena isn’t done yet)