Category Archives: Marriage


I recently finished reading Marilynne Robinson’s book, Gilead. My friend Kevin originally recommended the book to me. He knew that I liked Wendell Berry’s fiction, and he thought that this book had a similar resonance. Shortly after receiving Kevin’s recommendation, I happened … Continue reading

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Amsterdam Asps

We were already a family when we moved to Amsterdam in the last week of January, 2003. Marci and I had been married for almost five years. Elliot was ten months old. Still, we really grew as a family during … Continue reading

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