Books & Brews: Results May Vary / Urban Family Brewing Company’s Death to Cereal

  Two of my favorite things in the world are craft beer and books. On the last Thursday* of every month I pair a story I love with a pint to sip while reading it. (*Except this month … I’m running a little late with August’s book. Which just means double the fun in September!) Up for reading and …

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Rest

If you’ve followed my blog for a while, you know that today would typically be my Books & Brews post. For the last 14 months I have consistently posted a book and beer pairing on the last Thursday of each month. I LOVE reading and tasting beers and writing these posts. It’s truly my favorite thing I’ve …

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Be Still

There’s this weird light in the middle of the night. It’s a different dark from the just post sunset twilight, or the pre-dawn haze. There’s a depth to it that you can just sense somehow without even looking at the clock. File this under things I wish I didn’t know, but it’s true. I seem …

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What’s On …

Just a few little notes about what’s on my playlist, my nightstand, and my stove these days. On my playlist: I’ve been slowly listening to this great interview with Glennon Doyle Melton on the Beautiful Writers podcast. I stumbled on Glennon’s blog years ago and always appreciate her ability to have these amazing no-nonsense, honest conversations about …

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Roots

This is a perfectly healthy and thriving tree. I don’t know how it happened. Was there more dirt around that tree that has washed away over time? Maybe lots of trees grow over and around rocks like this but we just can’t see it. Or is it somehow possible that there was a little seed …

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Books & Brews: From the Sideline / New Belgium Brewing’s Shift Pale Lager

Two of my favorite things in the world are craft beer and books. On the last Thursday of every month I pair a story I love with a pint to sip while reading it.  This month I read Amy Avanzino’s second novel, FROM THE SIDELINE. Technically it’s the second book in her Wake-up Series, but I had no …

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