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Broken Beauty (and a Blogiversary)

A little fuzzy, a bit off kilter. I chose the picture for its timing, not its content: I took it almost exactly three years ago, in the backyard of the home my husband Jim loved–the place where he lived, was … Continue reading

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Between Relic and Ruin

  The Oxford Dictionary provides four definitions of the word “relic“: 1.  An object esteemed and venerated because of association with a saint or martyr. At Edinburgh Castle, in the Norman remains of Saint Margaret’s Chapel, for example, one can … Continue reading

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