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Mom Says Goodbye to Her Old House

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Mom and I Get Ready to Watch The Final Season of Downton Abbey

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Here’s the Thing

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3 Days Away

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Sunday Afternoon, Mid-November

This morning it rained, and the afternoon was gray and mild. The past week the weather’s been up and down. For a few days, it felt like the middle of winter. Then it backtracked to early fall. November’s like that … Continue reading

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Send in the Clouds

My mother taught me to love clouds. “Look at that beautiful sunset!” she’d sigh. How many times did she marvel at the sky before I heard her words? No way to know. Because, like all kids, I could tell the … Continue reading

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Always thank the pizza guy.

Writing makes you think about boundaries. How much to reveal. How much to hold back. Never mind writing. All it really takes to think about boundaries is living in the world with other people. Sometimes you want to talk to … Continue reading

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