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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The Case of the Missing Blog Posts — Blame It on a Mischievous Software Glitsch

Among the missing blog posts: Metal poles at a construction site to illustrate that BarbaraFalconerNewhall.com will be under construction for a few days. Photo by Barbara Newhall

Oops. Six missing blog posts! My apologies to subscribers who didn’t get my June and July updates. Blame it on the ongoing website construction.  Read more.

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Jury Duty Is a Lot Like Fourth-Grade Softball. Here’s Why

Choose me for Jury duty at Superior Court of California. Photo by Barbara Newhall

Jury duty selection feels like 4th grade softball, when one’s very right to take up space on the planet depends on someone choosing, or not choosing, you. Read more.

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In Judge Harbin-Forte’s Courtroom — Where Jury Duty Is an Exercise in Mindfulness

David and Ruth Falconer of Scotville, MI, and their 7 childen ca 1935. Photo by Falconer

What does a farm family in Michigan have in common with a courtroom in Hayward, California? A nearly forgotten social skill. Read more.

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