Author Archives: aliciabrummeler

About aliciabrummeler

Writer, teacher, wife and mother. Lover of the good, the true, and the beautiful.

What I Carried: Packing for the Appalachian Trail

I mentioned in my last post that I was working on a more-detailed piece about my backpacking adventures in “The Whites” during July. Once I started writing, it was hard to stop. Rather than try to cram everything into one … Continue reading

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What I’m Up To This Summer

It’s hard to believe July is almost over. As August approaches, I know my days of summer and free time draw to a close. With the couple of weeks I have left before school responsibilities begin, I plan to enjoy … Continue reading

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A Sane Approach to Food

Yesterday, while returning from a family weekend in Michigan, I read my latest copy of Real Simple. To my delight, I discovered a refreshing piece entitled “Balance: The Clean Eating Rules to Follow and to Break.” Finally. An article that … Continue reading

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Dishing on Everywhere God

About a month ago, I chatted with my new friend Matt Brough. He’s a pastor and writer in Winnipeg, Canada. I met him at the Festival of Faith and Writing Conference this past April. We shared a number of similarities, … Continue reading

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Travel Roundup Part II

Spring is in full bloom—finally! Each time I look out the window I marvel at the transformation. A few weeks ago, the trees stood brown and bare. The blooming bulbs with their vibrant colors served as the only signal that … Continue reading

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Travel Roundup: England, Part I

If you follow me on social media, you know that Brad and I traveled to the United Kingdom the last two weeks of February. For me, and I imagine many of you, part of the fun of traveling is the … Continue reading

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Bargain Corner!

Readers, Everywhere God is on sale at Amazon for $6.55! Roughly half its list price. If you’re looking for a new read or a gift for a friend, now is the time to buy. This review particularly makes me happy. “Alicia’s … Continue reading

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