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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Rain Taxi Review Puts on a Lively Book Fest

Tim Jollymore of Oakland, writes novels. Here with Barbara Falconer Newhall, author of Wrestling with God, at the Twin Cities Book Festival, Minneapolis, MN. Photo by Barbara Newhall

The Twin Cities Book Festival, sponsored by Rain Taxi Review of Books, was a book-lover’s paradise: Minnesota authors, publishers and, of course, books. Read more.

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Point-and-Shoot Heaven: Photographing a Flower Garden Just Before Dusk

Rudbeckia and echinacea in a flourishing Minnesota flower garden. Photo by Barbara Newhall

A little rain, a little dirt, a little sun, some red wiggler worms, and a few kitchen scraps and you’ve got yourself a flower garden. My Minnesota gardener friend makes it look that easy. Read more and see some photos.

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The Weekend I Talked — And the Kids Listened

A traditional house in an snowy, tree lined neighborhood in southwest Minneapolis offered by Edina Realty. Photo by BF Newhall

You know your kids have turned into grown-ups when they listen to your advice. I don’t mean take your advice. I mean listen – gently and kindly – as you talk away . . . Read more.

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A Case of the Human Condition: Walking the Walker in Minneapolis

After the Religion Newswriters Conference in Minneapolis in September, I took time out to visit our son Peter. Together we took a walk around the Walker Art Center. Here’s what we saw.

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