Operation Eleanor

You may have noticed the numbers ticking down on the right over an ultrasound picture. Sometimes we look over at the countdown with excitement. And other times we avoid previewing posts because we don’t want to be reminded how little time we have left to get everything together. That countdown means we’re very close to … More Operation Eleanor

Discovering the Poetry of Father Hopkins

Above the chair where we’ll rock our daughter to sleep, across from the portrait of Br. Monday, and sharing the same wall as overly-earnest child Flannery O’Connor scowling poring over her book is a print of one of Gerard Manley Hopkins’s drawings. The sketch, dated July 25th and probably made during the 1860’s, depicts a beech tree … More Discovering the Poetry of Father Hopkins