Crimson Rambler

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About me

Industry Religion
Occupation Parish Priest
Location Prairies, Canada
Introduction Mother of three thoughtful, interesting, funny, grown-up kids, most in the vicinity for at least much of the year (I'm so blessed); grandmother of FOUR, count'em, FOUR amazing baby girls; ABSOLUTELY, finally, fully "retired"; ordained for the last 20+years; "late vocation" after first life as a university instructor in English; Anglican by virtue of English metaphysical poetry and the Book of Common Prayer (and by the grace of God); genetically Calvinist; INFP in the extreme.
Interests Literature, theology, music, travel, needlework, cooking, eating (alas)
Favorite Movies Moonstruck, Casablanca, Babette's Feast, Kes, The Shawshank Redemption, the "Thin Man" movies, Whale Rider, Song of the South, The Magnificent Seven, Rio Bravo, The Thomas Crown Affair, The Great Escape, The Hunt for Red October, Carnegie Hall, spaghetti westerns...
Favorite Music Early, Baroque, Pipe-Organ, Choral, Anglican Chant, rhythm and blues
Favorite Books anything by Jane Austen, D. M. Greenwood, Julia Spencer Fleming, Marilynne Robinson, The Death of Adam, the classic British mystery divas, David Harum, Jane Eyre, anything by Maeve Binchy, William Trevor, Barbara Brown Taylor, L. M. Montgomery, Sarah Orne Jewett, Flannery O'Connor, Margaret Laurence, Marian Engel, Alice Munro, Frederick Buechner, Walter Wink, John Donne, George Herbert, R. S. Thomas, Elizabeth Johnson, Ann Belford Ulanov

Sponges and tongues are frequently misspelled. Is it because both are thirsty?

No, it's because it's hard to get your tonge around your spongue. Next?