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Rebecca Edwards

Taking Time to Play

With three kittens in my house, I have been reminded lately of the importance of play. (Yeah, those foster kittens I wrote about a couple months ago...
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Across the Miles

This week I received a letter from an old friend. This is not really an unusual occurrence: Alison and I have been trading letters since we first...
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Behind the Scenes

When I learned how to cross-stitch many years ago, I was told that the back side of a canvas should look almost as beautiful as the front...
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Taking Care

Last weekend my husband and I took in four foster kittens at our house. It has been almost six months now since our old, beloved cats both...
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The Hard Work of Hatching

This week I got to see a baby bird hatching out of an egg for the first time, thanks to a video a friend posted on Instagram....
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Finding Beauty in Data

Over the past several weeks, I have been spending a lot of time working on the less glamorous aspects of Braid. Braid has grown enough that we...
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Louder Than Words

I spent most of last week in almost complete silence. I was on retreat for five days at New Calmaldoli Hermitage, just south of Big Sur. In...
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Learning From Worms

This summer I fulfilled one of my long-time life ambitions of becoming a worm farmer. I started modestly, with a plastic tub in the basement, some newspaper,...
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Remembering Peg

This week we have been deeply saddened to learn of the recent death of one of our mentors, Peg Van Loo. Peg had stepped away from active...
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Love and Loss

As you know, today is Valentine’s Day. In the Christian calendar, it is also Ash Wednesday. This is the first day of Lent, which is a season...
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