Category Archives: Freshly Pressed

The Limits of Memory

You have insufficient memory. Deadpan.  As if no irony were involved, my computer informed me it had aborted the task of uploading digital pictures. I don’t ask that much of my computer, but there you have it. I had amassed … Continue reading

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The Rusty Nail

It is Jim’s birthday.   The last birthday he spent with us fell one month, to the day, after the November afternoon when we learned my husband’s illness was incurable. It has been said that by one’s 50th birthday, one … Continue reading

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Disbelieving Dark

  “Just because you don’t believe in something doesn’t mean it isn’t true.” A  strangely compelling Boardwalk Empire character–a World War I  sharpshooter who carried his talents back to a morally complex civilian life during Prohibition–dispensed this worthwhile advice at … Continue reading

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