On Being the Ultimate Godparent
Dec28

On Being the Ultimate Godparent

On first being asked to be Godfather and Godmother to The World’s Most Beautiful Baby, Andy and I were thrilled. Then came the fear, the doubt, the uncertainty. What exactly do Godparents do? I vaguely remember reading something about “being responsible for the child’s religious upbringing.” But isn’t that really the parents’ job? Besides, I’m an unrepentant Literature Major. The only way I...

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Godfathers, Guns, Norman Rockwell and a Bakewell Tart. An Unconventional Whirlwind Tour of Minneapolis.
Jun30

Godfathers, Guns, Norman Rockwell and a Bakewell Tart. An Unconventional Whirlwind Tour of Minneapolis.

I must be getting old. It seems only a short while ago, I could get through an airplane flight and a full day of sightseeing and still manage to post a 1000 word essay every night (with pictures!) We just got back from a whirlwind trip to Minneapolis to stand as Godparents and it’s taken me days to put up a post about it. (I’m going to blame technology since the old laptop is moving slow these days and is still trying to...

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