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  This was the scene late yesterday afternoon. I’d been reading too long, so the Red Bean gave me a gentle nudge by beginning to set the table around me. I love evenfall; it’s one of my favorite words, it’s easily my favorite time of day. And sitting at my dining room table looking out […]

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…Then, softer, he told her, “You’re the one.” “I’m not the one.” “You are.” She couldn’t continue the volley, and she thought: Okay, I am the one. I am the one and I have always been the one. This life was here for me, pulsing, waiting, and I didn’t take it. But, she knew, you […]

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  “With memory, with the reflection of an echo, a gate opens both ways. We can circle time. A paragraph or an episode from another era ail us in the night, as the words of a stranger can. The awareness of a flag fluttering noisily within its color brings me into a sudden blizzard in […]

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  The thing about being under the weather when you’re never under the weather is that it affords one a certain amount of time in bed to read. Of course said time was made possible by the three older kidlets who entertained the Wee Lass in royal fashion and kept a steady supply of tea […]

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  Yes, it is clear to me other people are affected by the decisions I make, but in the end it is my life, the only one I’ll ever have. I’ve made promises I cannot keep. So I sit and wonder, to what am I entitled? Do I deserve this new life I’ve slipped into? […]

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