We cannot forget Rachel Held Evans, woman of valor, revolutionizer of faith, wife and mother, friend and mentor, writer and speaker and world-changer.
I was further convinced of the potential goodness of Twitter on Sunday, when my Twitter feed was filled to the brim with two conversations.
We venture downtown eventually
to eat hake caught fresh that afternoon
and a pastry the waiter recommends.
Our ultimate goal, Wedge Mountain, has an elevation of 9,488 feet and is the high point of Garibaldi Provincial Park.
I gain a quiet confidence because I know our advances and our pains belong to each other.
My earliest intelligible communication was holding my stomach and saying “ow.”
The camera hides nerves, and each friendly contestant really knows their podium space is fought for and fleeting.
How many “insightful” comments about politics or social issues have I made that are really just regurgitations of something I forgot I read somewhere else?
I imagine becoming part of the story the
excitement and the honor is
overwhelming it fills me to the brim
Discerning Eurovision: The Fascinating Story Behind the World’s Campiest Contest (and Why You Should Be Watching)
Today, the contest is known widely for its glorious campiness.