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Train whistle

  I heard the train whistle; lone and insistent. The key had just turned in the lock between the cold morning of crisp stars and a clear moon. Today’s was a solo jaunt through this town I love. Lonely, but … Continue reading

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More to this Life

While driving along winding country roads today, “Epilogue” from Les Miserables shuffled through my playlist. My gosh. The tears. “Take my hand I’ll lead you to salvation Take my love For love is everlasting And remember The truth that once … Continue reading

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Happily Ever After

  I live in a cozy attic apartment, the Hobbit House, that can easily fit into the bedroom of a home I recently called my own. I am currently and temporarily unemployed. The occasional bat flyby is the only activity … Continue reading

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Going through old pictures

At 5:45 this morning, I yawned from bed onto quiet streets to pick up a friend and head to the airport. I saw the harvest moon. It was glorious. As we raced to the terminal, we saw the last vast orange glow … Continue reading

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Got a minute?

Got a minute? If I read my newspapers accurately and listen to the stories of the people who have stepped into my life, I’d guess that you are either sitting near someone who is carrying a helluva load, or that person is … Continue reading

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Friday InspirAction

Such a week. Last Friday afternoon, I made my “laid-off-to-do-list” and have asked friends to help me be accountable when the fear shouts “give up before you start!” Perhaps because I asked for help, my little heart and mind have been … Continue reading

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Safe passage

  When my kids were tiny (were they ever really so tiny I could hold them steadily on one arm?) … I had a goal to “get them safely through to adulthood” as if parenting and care end at an … Continue reading

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