Tag Archives: neighborhood

5 tips for engaging your neighbors

Life’s trajectory seems designed to move us further and further apart from one another. First you live in a 12×12 dorm room that you share with another human being. Then you move to an apartment. Then you move to a … Continue reading

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when the kingdom rushes in

Last Tuesday night was the final night for Red Door (the neighborhood tutoring/mentoring ministry we’re involved with) to meet at Duling Hall. We didn’t intend to be sentimental about it. In fact, we didn’t even realize that it was going to be … Continue reading

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on flowers & eye contact

once upon a time, right before my senior year in college, I lived in new york city for a summer. it was exhausting & hot & rewarding & kinda magic all at the same time. I worked at a place … Continue reading

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moving on out

playing catch up due to lack of Internet at new house. back up & running now, thanks dad! we spent the majority of the first weekend in May yard saling & moving. we made a surprisingly large amount of money … Continue reading

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life after sandy hook

I live in a neighborhood that a lot of people thought I shouldn’t move to. I don’t like to call it a ‘bad’ neighborhood–because really, what makes a neighborhood ‘bad’ or ‘good’? & even by that oh so nebulous standard … Continue reading

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on booze & being kind

  Jenna & I live close to an AA/NA house. they run dozens of meetings a week, so the street is usually jammed with cars on both sides. I pass it all the time– on the way to pick up … Continue reading

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