I am so excited

Jazz hands. Leaping awkward dance moves. High fives with myself (which ends up looking kind of like a jumping jack). That’s the kind of day I’m having. And I get to share it with you, which is one of the true joys about having a blog. I’ve hit milestones on TWO major projects.  One was […]

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Book Review: My Sisters The Saints

I spent Friday night and part of Saturday with this quiet, powerful memoir. It starts off slowly, with author Colleen Carroll Campbell (a journalist and former Presidential speechwriter) sharing about how God called to her from the chaos of her collegiate party life.  The book hits its stride in the middle, though, pulling the reader […]

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Thank you U2

Have you listened to the new U2 Album yet? It blew me away. I was so inspired… -by the concept (this album is called Songs of Innocence, and will be followed by Songs of Experience. I mean, they might as well be called “Titles I want to steal for future books…”). -the tribute to Joey Ramone […]

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Fat Jeans & Chickens

Today started out crappy. I pulled out my cool-weather clothing to greet this lovely September morn, selected an outfit, and learned that my body has…ahem…changed since I put these clothes away back in the Spring.  Let’s just say that all those times I prayed that Prayer of Jabez – Lord, bless me indeed! Expand my territory! – […]

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Get YOUR piece of the Bergie experience!

I’m starting a new business. THIS DOG sheds. Every other day I vacuum up the equivalent of a chubby maltese. Today as I hunted and gathered handful after handful of abandoned fur, I thought of all my friends who would just love to have a dog, but can’t. Then I had an Oprah-esque, a-hah! moment […]

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Capacity

I didn’t know I was looking for an extra bit of inspiration this morning. But then I saw these videos about the creation of Seed, a justice-based restaurant in Honolulu…and here I am, inspired :) I love this quote from my friend Sonya Seng, general manager of the Seed: “We all have the capacity to […]

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A Book Reviewer’s Manifesto

I cannot post another crappy book review about another crappy Christian book! I simply. Can. Not.  I hit the wall last night as I read the first six chapters of a book I’d agreed to look at. It’s about decisions. I thought it would be a faith-based take on this fantastic book by Chip and […]

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