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A Certain Verticality

My husband as a CME?  It was Suessical-ly strange to see. Jim appreciated impromptu poetry of dubious quality, and endlessly humored me; I promise he would have approved such an introduction, though the occasion was solemn. And he would greatly have appreciated today’s actual … Continue reading

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Captain Bob

During our last family vacation, as we met new friends who never otherwise would have appeared in our lives, my book pile  included John Irving’s Last Night in Twisted River. One character literally fell from the sky into another’s life: … Continue reading

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Seductive Solitude

“The Observer,” (c) 2012 Suzannah R. Glennon Another of our youngest child’s remarkable photographs is a portrait of her sister.  She calls it “The Observer.” Sometimes all you can do is watch and absorb the swirl of what is going … Continue reading

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