Monday, October 25, 2010


"Ms. Raffield, I've been thinking . . . I want you to have a baby. You would make a great mom," said one of my students. Flattering, I think. Probably not going to happen. Here's to every woman who would make a great mom, but has chosen not to be one. In their honor I'm posting two of my favorites:
photo found here
 On Outrageous Acts

LeAnn Gunter Johns and Alma Hunt
(and peace and rest to rev. gunter johns whose baby boy will appear any day now)
And just because we need to know:

Monday, October 18, 2010

Walk of the Divine

We walk in divinity. Every cell and nail, every creak and ache are signs of our Θεοτόκος - we are God bearers.

For my 50 and older friends, please consider participating in this survey.

Today I'm thankful for those who teach me what it means to be human. Wrinkles and stretch marks make us no less Divine.

Pictures courtesy of juL and Jukka Vuokko.
And thank you Jamelah, for wanting a picture of your grandmother's hands.
PS no joke, i'm looking for a new moisturizer - one with a kick. let me know if you have a fave.

Friday, October 15, 2010

friday loves

Simple and profound loves . . .

October ferry rides and meetings with Baptist women

Kate Spade reading list and other treats
the latest lonny magazine
the brooklyn flea market

free podcasts and women of vision
big fool blankets at the Gramercy Park Hotel
sisters and their loves
grassroots efforts that make a difference

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Take Courage

Some days require more attention than others. Take good care.

You can own your own Sarah Gardner print by visiting here.