Monday, June 23, 2008

The Audacity of Hope

It's June--almost July, actually--and I've decided that summer is for blogging. Truth be told, I've been using some of my time off to catch up on friends' blogs, and I've realized that my own attempts have been less than ... frequent.
I started this blog shortly after Hattie was born, just about a year ago, and my hope for this next year is that I'll contribute more. Sarah, too.

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Overheard in San Luis Obispo

One of my favorite Websites is Overheard in New York. If you've never seen it, it's basically a regular collection of quotes that people, you know, overhear in New York. San Luis Obispo is a far cry from the Big Apple, but I hear things. Today, for instance, I passed a homeless woman I see around town sometimes on a bench outside of my office. She was holding a Bible close to her face, fanning the pages, but looking around shiftily. As I passed her, she looked at me and said, "If your name is Satan, begone!