Wonder and Whimsy

About Baking Bread and Changing the World

I baked bread this weekend, and I changed the world. Even if only a little bit. Bread is amazing because the end of the process is radically different from the beginning. For instance, when I made bread this weekend, I started off with a mess of yeast and oats a water that looked like this:… Continue reading About Baking Bread and Changing the World

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The Politics of Force and the Strange Work of Love: On the Power To Be In Trumpland

Donald Trump’s election has troubled me profoundly, and I have not always been able to articulate why. It is not just the troubling language that dominated Trump’s campaign, although this is definitely a significant concern. It is not just that my preferred candidate didn’t win the election. My preferred candidate has lost an election in… Continue reading The Politics of Force and the Strange Work of Love: On the Power To Be In Trumpland