Monthly Archives: May 2009

The Center for Mennonite Writing: Issue on Personal Writing

The English department of Goshen College has created a Center for Mennonite Writing online, including a new journal.  The latest issue deserves special mention because it is about personal writing, life writing, or as we know it here, memoir. One … Continue reading

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Our Neighborhood: A Twenty-First Century Community

The poet Gary Snyder once said, “Find your place on the planet. Dig in, and take responsibility from there.” Stuart and I found a place called Stratford Woods four years ago, dug in (literally) with the first new house in … Continue reading

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Priya's White Elephant: A Fairy Tale

Once upon a time there lived a lovely princess by the beautiful name of Priya who was born in a faraway land called India . As is the custom in her country, Priya’s family arranged a marriage for her.  She … Continue reading

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