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Gratitude and Condolences …

… to Boltgirl, who lost her grandmother to a stroke on Sunday … and brings to my mind the fleeting preciousness of every single moment of our lives.  The slap of a screen door and sound of barefeet running across … Continue reading

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After the Party's Over …

Here’s hoping you had a nice holiday … as the sun rises on December 26, 2008.  I thought I’d share a couple of photos that HollyCornblog sent along from Cape May, New Jersey.  Here’s sunrise on the beach (yesterday).  Check … Continue reading

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In Memorium-Judy Popkin

  The poem below is from The Writer’s Almanac for today: 7/31/08. So apt … I post it in memory of Judy Popkin who was born 8/19/53 and died after a nine year battle with breast cancer on 7/31/99. We … Continue reading

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Christmas Morning

Awake in a mostly-sleeping house, I find time to be still and contemplate before the day gets underway.  Christmas is such a marker of the passage of time and of the status of our hopes and dreams – or so … Continue reading

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Angel Cards

Last evening I attended a celebration in which, as part of the evening’s activities, everyone present had the opportunity to draw two Angel Cards.  I drew “Purpose” and “Grace” and have been pondering them off and on ever since.  Purpose is … Continue reading

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