Category Archives: About Jenn

Our “18″ Days in Scotland

What follows is a more-or-less realtime journal of this month’s travels to Scotland to celebrate our 18th Anniversary. 18 days abroad! Right now we’re on layover at Frankfurt before heading to Aberdeen.

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Dragnet

The story you are about to read is true. The names have not been changed because, well, let’s face it: none of us is exactly what one might call innocent. And why should we need to be?

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Yes, I May Be Completely Crazy

For the last 23 years I’ve been carrying a story in my head that I’ve only verbally related to a handful of people. To be clear: it’s not a story that others particularly need to hear, because there’s not a … Continue reading

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The Great Insurance Panic of 2016

To the elders at Harambee: When you have lived on TPN for 11 years as Jenn has, every year brings new insurance coverage and home-health supplier issues. This year’s transition has been absolutely brutal.

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A Christmas Letter

December 25, 2015 Leavenworth, WA My dearest Wifelet, I write with a divided heart. On the one hand, the Christmas Eve we shared last night was perhaps the most unique and memorable of my life; on the other hand, it … Continue reading

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Ink Blots

Somewhere in a pearlescent pool hell An angel sports tats on its wings

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For Jenn

The time just seemed to be right. The pull-rope brought the ladder down And I ascended through the trap door. That was some time ago now.

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Noctourne

In my dreams I wander high wastes Far from paths seldom trod

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After Siena

     “We know nothing           until we know                everything.”

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Admire, or Desire?

In 2009, Jenn heard the voice of God. As I was in the room with her at the time, I can decidedly affirm that God did not, at that time, also speak to me. I’m now pretty sure that I’ve … Continue reading

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