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An Emerald Necklace

Many necklaces are special. Sometimes a necklace is not a necklace. Strung between my longtime work world and the galaxy of Boston hospitals clustered around Fenway Park–the first and last ballpark where my husband Jim saw the home team play–is … Continue reading

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“Is it special?”

Today, for only the second time, a stranger asked me about my necklace. I have written about Jim’s wedding band, which I held towards my lips with both hands cupped around it–similar to the way I remember gently, fleetingly confining … Continue reading

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A Vale of Valentines

This morning I had to stop at a drug store in which all the pharmacists know and likely pity me by sight. To look at the cheerful carnation pink and red of Valentine’s Day displays is almost as sobering as … Continue reading

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