Category Archives: Back in the Real World

The Shadows Know

“Are they shadows that we see? And can shadows pleasure give? Pleasures only shadows be Cast by bodies we conceive And are made the things we deem In those figures which they seem.”  –Samuel Daniel A gathering Nor’easter announced itself … Continue reading

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Zero-Visibility Blogging: My Second Blogiversary!

I just drove my daughter to the airport on this week’s second white-shrouded zero-visibility travelling morning. Metaphorically, on my second blogiversary it remains difficult to see all of gems which may glitter in the most unexpected places once the fog lifts. … Continue reading

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Confessions of an Habitual Offender

In the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, a person can be indicted as an habitual criminal.  It is as if plucking a magic combination from three enumerated categories of convictions means one has developed an ingrained immoral memory and no longer can … Continue reading

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An Emerald Necklace

Many necklaces are special. Sometimes a necklace is not a necklace. Strung between my longtime work world and the galaxy of Boston hospitals clustered around Fenway Park–the first and last ballpark where my husband Jim saw the home team play–is … Continue reading

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