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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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Found: Big Bucks in My Sock Drawer. Lost: My Mother

I just found four brand new hundred-dollar bills in my sock drawer. Where in the world did that money come from?


Tinka Falconer: Her Ninety-Three Years

Here’s an obituary for my mother, Tinka Falconer, who died in December.


Feng Shui Tip for the Writing Room and the Bedroom — Your Mother’s Not Allowed, and Neither Are the Kids

There are no photos in my my writing room. No kids, no parents, no family. Pictures of my parents have the worst effect on me when I’m trying to write. “When are you going to get a real job, Barb?” they shout from their frames as I enter the workroom. Peering over my shoulder, they pass judgment on me and my thoughts, “You’re writing about that? Shame on you.”


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

My mother is in the hospital. That means I’ll be doing a lot driving — and not so much writing.