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Renewing our Vows

(I read this at our wedding vow renewal ceremony on October 13, 2017.)   “Then the Lord God said, “It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper fit for him.” Genesis 2:18 … Continue reading

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Phlox of Patience

“Weeds are flowers, too, once you get to know them.”~Winnie the Pooh It’s the middle of August. The garden phlox are out in abundance. When they were still growing tall and before they flowered and unleashed their glory, a friend … Continue reading

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One Quarter

The idea of writing a book scares me. So big. So many words. It’s like I have a writer’s form of agoraphobia. But here’s the rub– I have a story to share. Some characters to introduce to the world. How do … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

“Revising isn’t difficult. All I do is cut some things out and move some things around. When you think about it, it’s really no different from what heart surgeons do.”

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Touring the Country of Math

  “Man’s mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.”                                                                                      ~Oliver Wendell Holmes We all think differently. My grandmother would say, “It takes all kinds to make a world.” She was right. We need doctors … Continue reading

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To Brooklyn–and Beyond!

“I have been through some terrible things in my life, some which actually happened.”* My two teenage sons were going to a concert in Brooklyn. I was terrified. We live in Connecticut. Not Hartford … Source: To Brooklyn–and Beyond!

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This Changing Landscape

(I read this at the Litchfield Writers Guild June Coffeehouse 2016) The tree was going to fall on the house. It was growing in that direction. It was teetering in that direction. If it didn’t fall on the roof, I … Continue reading

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