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"Wrestling with God: Stories of Doubt and Faith" book cover with photo of author Barbara Falconer Newhall

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A Case of the Human Condition

I’m Barbara Falconer Newhall and I’ve got an incurable Case of the Human Condition. And since you do too, I’m counting on you to laugh and cry along with me as I riff on life as we know it . . . Below you'll read about my creaky, old fifties house, my forays into home gardening, my shopping stories, my spectacularly low-fashion wardrobe -- and more.

A Case of the Human Condition: Living the Good Life — In Minneapolis

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A Case of the Human Condition: I’ve Got One — And So Does My Mom

My mother has been in the hospital. Nothing too serious. But a lot of driving back and forth between the hospital and home for me. From now on, until my … [Read more...]

Do Books Have Rights? This One Didn’t. I Threw It in the Trash.

  By Barbara Falconer Newhall, The Oakland Tribune, February 12, 1989 It was a book. But I dumped it in the garbage anyway. I threw it out the … [Read more...]

GodsBigBlog: Hunger in America — It’s Real

My writer colleague Laura Willis reports from Sewannee, Tennessee, that the economic crisis is hitting people pretty hard in the Southern Cumberland … [Read more...]

A Generation of Preschoolers Trapped in Their Yards

By Barbara Falconer Newhall, The Oakland Tribune, June 10, 1987 "Do you care about sidewalks?" the realtor wanted to know. My friend Chris, fresh from … [Read more...]