Joy in Solitude

A friend of mine, Abbie Reese, is finishing a portion of a nearly decade-long project with some cloistered nuns who live in Rockford, Illinois, a small industrial city in America’s heartland. She’s already created an art exhibit featuring photos accompanied by audio of the nuns commentary. Her book, Dedicated to God, was published by OxfordContinue reading “Joy in Solitude”

Not so lonely

Combating loneliness can be difficult. One Japanese woman fights it by populating her village with dolls. What else might such a character do? What other quirks might a lonely character develop? Creepy might not be the best word to describe the woman’s pastime — but it does make an attention grabbing headline. But you couldContinue reading “Not so lonely”