Tag Archives: Flannery O’Connor

Taking Long Looks

People without hope not only don’t write novels…they don’t read them. They don’t take long looks at anything. —Flannery O’Connor, Mystery and Manners I detest most games, especially board (or is it bored?) games. Even as a child, as the … Continue reading

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Pilgrimage to Milledgeville Part II

In true Flannery O’Connor fashion, the road to her family home is not a straight one. I can’t help but think she gets a good laugh each time one of her devotees ends up at the non-descript Milledgeville Mall, which … Continue reading

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Pilgrimage to Milledgeville Part I

God bless my sweet husband. I realize that going two hours out of the way on a 14-hour car trip with children is asking a bit much. And that this particular detour was to an out-of-the-way old farm house in … Continue reading

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(Day)Dream Dinner

I just finished reading Reed of God by Caryll Houselander and am furiously working on a presentation I’ll be giving about the book tomorrow (!) Clearly, I am procrastinating because I just want to think about how much Flannery O’Connor … Continue reading

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