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Misty Memories

“Memory — fragile, hazy-bright, miraculous, was to them the spark of life itself, and nearly every sentence of theirs began with some appeal to it . . . .” — Donna Tartt, The Little Friend One of my sons joined … Continue reading

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Confessions of an Easter Bunny

The street slopes gently and is lined with closely spaced houses lacking a unifying arboreal or architectural theme.  Red brick and black painted shutters, white colonial clapboards, and a lone inexplicable single-family Tudor style on the corner.   Oak and … Continue reading

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Goodnight, Sweet Prince

Dawn.  It was our friend’s last day, a Sunday, fittingly for a man of such faith. ***** Almost five years ago, a week after my husband Jim was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, Chris strode into our lives.   We were … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Family

Three years ago. The crest of a hill down to a frozen pond that was part of the family home and land Jim nurtured.  At the left is one of three antique blue-green sheds which were settled on a slope … Continue reading

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