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Light, Hope and Moth Wings

It’s an understatement to say November 10th was a terrible day. It’s the date Jim was handed a radiologist’s report and read the words “metastatic disease.” And then the devastated two of us headed out of a Boston hospital into … Continue reading

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Let There be Light: The Bright Middle

The bright middle: Jumpha Lahiri’s most recent novel described it as “[a] time of day lacking mystery, only an assertion of the day itself.  As if the sky were not meant to darken, the day not meant to end.” Lately … Continue reading

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Don’t Step on the Saints!

I have always been afraid of stepping on saints . . . .but more about that later. If there is one thing about the merry side of Christmas that will forever be intertwined with my husband Jim, it is the … Continue reading

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Seeking Solstice Solace

Winter Solstice fell on a Friday.  A church bell, its percussive cut-off left to linger to its unmuffled end, pealed in remembrance of twenty children and six educators who were alive and beginning their elementary school day just a week … Continue reading

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