Episode 5: Kristin in Seattle

This is You and Me and Everyone We Know, a podcast we’re all making together during the coronavirus pandemic. Whether you are listening right now or you are a guest on this podcast, you are part of a community. You are not alone.  Press play below to hear today’s episode with Kristin, a Content Strategist at Facebook and an old college friend: (If you got this through your email, tap here to listen.) Today, we’re talking to Kristin. Kristin and I went to college together at Abilene Christian University. We met when both of us joined a study abroad program in Oxford. We didn’t…

Episode 3: My Neighbor Alissa in Minnesota

Hi. This is You and Me and Everyone we know, a podcast made by everyday people trying to get through the coronavirus pandemic together. In each episode you’ll hear from regular people sharing what their lives are like… right now. Press play below to hear today’s episode my neighbor, Alissa: (If you got this through your email, tap here to listen.) Today I’m talking to my neighbor, Alissa. That sounds simple enough, even blasé. And last week, it would have been. But now, we’re three blocks away and neither of us really want to get out and go see each other….

Episode 3: My Neighbor Alissa in Minnesota

Hi This is You and Me and Everyone we know, a podcast made by everyday people trying to get through the coronavirus pandemic together. In each episode you’ll hear from regular people sharing what their lives are like… right now. Press play below to hear today’s episode my neighbor, Alissa: (If you got this through your email, tap here to listen.) Today I’m talking to my neighbor, Alissa. That sounds simple enough, even blasé. And last week, it would have been. But now, we’re three blocks away and neither of us really want to get out and go see each other….

A Coronavirus Podcast: Episode 1… My Dad

Hi friends! I’m working on a podcast from my own little corner of the world in which we’re now facing a lot of time alone. So, while we’re here, let’s talk! About anything. And everything. These are the voices of everyday people getting through this pandemic. Together. Press play to listen to the first episode: In this episode of the podcast we’re talking about my dad’s work at a small town Texas manufacturing plant. And he talks about standing in an 80 person line waiting for the grocery store doors to open. Oh, and also cookies. We’re making cookies. Love…

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Haiku – A Practice in Noticing

Last year around this time, I was at the On Being Gathering. I was spiritually diving with a group of strangers. I was deeply moved. I looked through my journal from that time and found haikus. John Paul Lederach said from the stage that he has a practice of writing haikus. He counts the syllables on his fingers while he goes from place to place. Occasionally he writes them down. He shared a few of his, and encouraged us to write our own. I wrote them. I’m kind of delighted by them. Writing a haiku feels like skipping stones on…