Monthly Archives: May 2009

The fam

Spring photoshoot 2009, originally uploaded by becky b.. You wouldn’t believe what efforts it takes to have a good family picture when there’s a 2 year old involved! But, I love love love the way it turned out. (Photo taken by my friend Cindy Ramsfield.)

What he said:

If he is infinitely good, what reason should we have to fear him? If he is infinitely wise, why should we have doubts concerning our future? If he knows all, why warn him of our needs and fatigue him with our prayers? If he is everywhere, why erect temples to him? Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822),from […]

Grad student no more

[the blur of this picture is appropriate on so many levels] It is finished. Really this time! I don’t think it’s quite sunk in yet that I’m no longer a student (in an official capacity, anyway). I am now the holder of my long-awaited Master of Arts degree. Earlier this month I missed an important […]

I spent [way too many] years prostrate to the higher mind…

Convocation 2009, originally uploaded by becky b.. got my paper, I was free!

What he said:

United with his fellow men by the strongest of all ties, the tie of a common doom, the free man finds that a new vision is with him always, shedding over every daily task the light of love. The life of man is a long march through the night, surrounded by invisible foes, tortured by […]

We interrupt these rants to…

Happy!, originally uploaded by becky b.. show off another picture of my beautiful grrrl. (and to prove that I’m not always as nasty as my online persona portrays)

Why everyone needs access to marriage

If you’re still in favor of denying same-sex marriages, read this article and look me in the eye and tell me why. As recounted by Ms. Langbehn, the details of the Miami episode are harrowing. It began in February 2007, when the family — including three children, then ages 9, 11 and 13 — traveled […]