THE BLOG Stories.1Stories.1It was supposed to be temporary. That was what we were told before we even left the U.S. In fact, that was what we were promised. I am not sure I would have accepted the... Keep Reading Carrie Kuba | Jan 3, 2022 | 0 Take Me With YouTake Me With YouTake me with you as you go back out into the world,masked.We are but a few. Those of us for whom the threat of the virus still looms large. We are the ones who have to... Keep Reading Carrie Kuba | Sep 21, 2020 | 2 The Roaring TwentiesThe Roaring Twenties*Art by Jennylynd James It is the final week of this decade.I have been thinking about what it was like, 100 years ago, at the turn of such a decade.Hats.Swooshing... Keep Reading Carrie Kuba | Dec 29, 2019 | 0 WelcomeWelcomeI guess it is time for a change. I have been blogging for quite some time, however, it was not until recently, when asked the question at a social gathering as to what it... Keep Reading Carrie Kuba | Jan 31, 2018 | 0 Complicit.Complicit.I am very grateful for the church I grew up in for many reasons. It is a place where I felt loved by a community and found friendship during times of being bullied at... Keep Reading Carrie Kuba | Oct 24, 2017 | 7 The Posture of ListeningThe Posture of ListeningShe began her life in the United States in a Vietnamese refugee camp. Soon after she moved to Oregon and at some point met her New Zealander husband, settled down, and... Keep Reading Carrie Kuba | Jun 12, 2017 | 3 Zebras.Zebras.This time would be different. I was worn out on conferences - tired of feeling like my resume mattered more than my heart. I was tired of being just known enough by those... Keep Reading Carrie Kuba | May 2, 2017 | 0 Eye of the StormEye of the StormWe knew there would be rain. It's the Pacific Northwest. And it is La Niña. So there is always rain. What we did not know, when we escaped to the Oregon Coast for a... Keep Reading Carrie Kuba | Apr 25, 2017 | 6 MartaMartaWhen I was in sixth grade, I got a demonstrable case of acne. And back in the day, the prescribed treatment was to avoid chocolate and to apply an alcohol-based stringent... Keep Reading Carrie Kuba | Mar 7, 2017 | 0 Load More GET ON THE LIST Things I notice. Exclusive content. New voices. (No spam, I promise) Thank you! Name Email Sign Up!