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Anamaria Scaperlanda Biddick
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Put a Lid on It: Savory Pies for Many Occassions
... including just lunch. It started with a chicken pot pie , delivered to our doorstep on a cold winter's night while we snuggled our newborn and delighted in our toddler. One was baked that day for dinner, the other tucked away in our already over-filled ...

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On My Nightstand
Pieper's Only the Lover Sings Sigrid Undset's Kristin Lavransdatter , Vol. 1 My mom's biographer of Fr. Stanley Rother, an Oklahoma farm boy turned Guatemalan martyr, T he Shepherd Who Didn't Run Ina May Gaskin's Guide to Childbirth Well, that last one was ...

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Domestic Pursuits
The last, oh, nine months or so, I've been mentally and physically preoccupied with domestic pursuits (right after completing this long article on beauty). For the first few months, I was all too physically engaged with gestation, but then my time cleared u...

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Job, Advent, and Suffering
Last year's Tree What we've done for Advent:  1. Set up our advent wreath... today  (We were at my parent's for an extended thanksgiving that included an ice storm and a power outage at our house until Tuesday night) 2. Set up our nativity, with Mary and Jo...

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Job, Advent, and Suffering
Last year's Tree What we've done for Advent:  1. Set up our advent wreath... today  (To be fair, we were at my parent's for an extended thanksgiving that included an ice storm and a power outage at our house until Tuesday night) 2. Set up our nativity 3. Re...

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Wonder
             When
I first held my daughter, I was overwhelmed with the awe and gratitude common
to new mothers. Who was this tiny person that was given to me to love? Where
did she come from, and what will she become? Will her blue eyes stay blue? Will
she ...

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Unhappy with your health insurance?
Due to the popularity and interest this attracted on Facebook, I'm taking a break from my regularly scheduled programming (i.e., re-posting my Millenials column...) to add a few details about the health care cost-sharing program we joined last January, in t...

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Imagination & Empathy
             As
a child, I consumed stories voraciously: tales of children on the prairie,
runaways hidden in a museum, and siblings who find another world behind thick
fur coats. Like most children, I was encouraged in this habit and other ways of
cultivat...

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Silence
               The
prairie grass waved as the wind cooled the walkway; the green expanse was freckled
only by clouds’ shadows. The natural beauty of the plains was broken only by
classic wooden farmhouses and the red brick buildings were we slept. These
stu...

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God's Will
             In
the past year, my family has driven to my sister-in-law’s house in Fayetteville
multiple times.   Once, we drove out
through the plains on I-40 before heading north in the Ozark’s, but usually we
stop to see my mother and father-in-law in Tu...
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