BARBARA’S BOOK

Publishers Weekly, starred review
"Wrestling with God: Stories of Doubt and Faith" book cover with photo of author Barbara Falconer Newhall

"Any seeker of any faith will be blessed to read the words of this fine author and observer."

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My Ever-Changing Family

Our family shrinks and grows. People die. People get born. People get mad and won't talk to you for a while. Kids grow up and find partners of their own, and pretty soon there are brand-new in-laws.

Wedding Dress Shopping — When Your Daughter Lets You Tag Along

By Barbara Falconer Newhall When I picked out my wedding dress forty years ago, I did it all by myself. It didn't occur to me to phone my mother and ask … [Read more...]

Airbnb — When a Home Away From Home Gets Way Too Homey

By Barbara Falconer Newhall We've done it. We've given Airbnb a chance -- three chances to be exact. And, maybe I'm ready to go back to staying in a … [Read more...]

My Long-Lost Dead Ancestors — I Found Them in a Parking Lot

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Yes, you can locate your long-gone ancestors. You can pin them down to an exact place. Locating ancestors is not quite as … [Read more...]

My Big Brother Loves Me — The Cataract Chronicles Continued

By Barbara Falconer Newhall My big brother loves me. I've always known that, of course. But recently he said it out loud, in so many words. The … [Read more...]

Leap Year 1976 — The Day I Popped the Question

2016 is a Leap Year, and February 29, Leap Day, is coming up on Monday. That means Jon and I will be celebrating the fortieth anniversary of the day I … [Read more...]