Author Archives: Joanna

You do not have to be good.

a poem about geese, and life. and photos of not-geese, and life. Wild Geese You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees for a hundred miles through the desert, repenting. You only … Continue reading

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Close your eyes and take heart

“The surface of the earth is soft and impressible by the feet of men; and so with the paths which the mind travels. How worn and dusty, then, must be the highways of the world, how deep the ruts of … Continue reading

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Thoughts and readings on “privilege”

Some friends and I had a really good discussion about privilege after rehearsal this week, and I had some follow up thoughts that I wasn’t able to articulate in the moment. Lo and behold, that seems to be a topic … Continue reading

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Spreading the good news of the internet [aka what I’m reading lately]

I read many things on the interwebs, and want to capture my thoughts/share some of them. My roommate calls me a Messiah of the internet. What kind of Messiah would I be if I kept all the ‘good news’ (ha!) … Continue reading

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Green Chile Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Green Chile Chicken Enchilada Casserole [adapted from http://allrecipes.com//Recipe/Quick-and-Easy-Green-Chile-Chicken-Enchilada-Casserole/Detail.aspx%5D Prep Time: 30 Minutes Cook Time: 1 Hour 30 Minutes Ready In: 2 Hours Servings: 8 Ingredients: 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves 18 (6 inch) corn tortillas, torn in half 1 … Continue reading

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Zucchini Chocolate Chip Cookies

At the Ames farmer’s market a couple weeks ago, I bought the world’s largest zucchini for only $1! It’s in the middle of the picture below, along with all the other produce I bought at the market, Wheatsfield Coop, and … Continue reading

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Life in Ames

So far this summer I’ve failed spectacularly at getting the photos from my camera/computer and the captions and posts in my head onto the interwebs in a timely fashion. My goal is to do better on that for my last … Continue reading

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