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Posts in category “A Sense of Place”

I, Papaya

Accounting for my lack of discipline this week on the blog

Posted July 23rd, 2015

Vacation Notebook

Observations from my week on the Gulf Coast

Posted July 22nd, 2015

Great News!

An update on Anna Harrington and Baby Irene

Posted July 21st, 2015

Learning in Place

The irreplaceable experience of studying Dante in Siena

Posted July 21st, 2015

A Clergy Family in Great Need

A family of five living on bare bones prepares for a special-needs baby

Posted July 19th, 2015

‘God’s Darling’

St. Benedict, as remembered by a 10th-century English abbot

Posted July 19th, 2015

Yearning for Stability

A medievalist longs for what the monks of old had: a stable sense of place

Posted July 18th, 2015

Goodnight, Charleston

Posted July 14th, 2015

Here, Not There

The difference between France, Spain, and where we live

Posted July 12th, 2015

Deep France

Traveling in a land and among a people steeped in grace and tradition

Posted July 7th, 2015

Siena’s Glory

Yes, the agony of defeat — but the profound beauty of life, too

Posted July 2nd, 2015

Contrade & the Common Good

The problems and blessings of particularity

Posted July 2nd, 2015

Onda, Baby

In which I pick a contrada to back at the Palio

Posted June 30th, 2015

Cooking St. Catherine’s Goose

That time the Sienese saint failed her contrada

Posted June 30th, 2015

From Siena’s Palio

It’s the Kentucky Derby by way of Mardi Gras

Posted June 29th, 2015

The Christ-Haunted Drugstore

Flannery O’Connor and the cash-register prophecy

Posted June 18th, 2015

Thirty Years Since Finding Our Tribe

After three decades, classmates gather at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts

Posted June 14th, 2015