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Spun Gold

Rapunzel, Rapunzel, let down your golden hair. . . . This Father’s Day I knew Jim would want us outside.  It was a glorious day on the seacoast, with a cooling breeze uncharacteristic for June. I looked at the sunlit … Continue reading

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Quicksilver

Jim was a photographic alchemist.  Among his skills was the ability to transform green into silver. Quicksilver seems an apt metaphor for grief, both in the absence of bright, buoyant colors and in its metaphorical sense of turning on a … Continue reading

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