Sydney Avey

Dynamic Woman — Changing Times

Grandma in the Ozarks: The Conversational Loop

Last week, my husband visited Grandma in the Ozarks.  The conversational loop she engages in resembles the crochet she used to do. She would work a pattern repeatedly in a circle until it was big enough to be a lace doily, or a tablecloth, or a bedspread. The...

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Book Review: One Ordinary Sunday by Paula Huston

One Ordinary Sunday: A Meditation on the Mystery of the Mass by Paula Huston My rating: 4 of 5 stars One Ordinary Sunday by Paula Huston is tagged A Meditation on the Mystery of the Mass. That is three "M" words that raise red flags for many Protestants. I have always...

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Book Review: The Secret Chord

The Secret Chord is the fourth Geraldine Brooks novel I’ve read. I’m a fan. I was especially interested when I heard she was writing about the life of David. I wanted to know why he was so beloved of the Lord.

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OSF: Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?

A summer’s day at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival last week was a smoky affair. OSF canceled outdoor performances. A walk through town required an air filter mask. Still, we saw three plays on the indoor stages, each as different from the others as artistic realism is from abstract impressionism. So, let’s compare.

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