Camels And Botox

Camels And Botox

  Camels and Botox. Two subjects I never thought I would write about – or even see in the same sentence. Maybe now my writing will finally hit the big time. This is the silver bullet. Camels and Botox. One … Continue reading

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Slices of life…Or, Pie in word form.

Slices of life…Or, Pie in word form.

Facebook informed me many moons ago that it had been 10 weeks since I had been “Active.” I couldn’t decide if it was a warning or a congratulatory note. In any case, I have reaffirmed my social media and blog … Continue reading

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Space-Time (I’m on the) continuum

Space-Time (I’m on the) continuum

This is the place where the water waits. The water waits for the drawn-out light, it waits for seeds and for plants to nourish. It waits for life to explode. This is the place I climb hand over hand along … Continue reading

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Weather Report or, Making Life More Interesting

Weather Report or, Making Life More Interesting

We’re obsessed with weather in New England. Weather is usually the top story of the day-overriding wars, famine, even stories about brides gone wild at the local Filene’s basement. When friends visited us this past February, they were incredibly lucky … Continue reading

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Did my great-grandmother hate her wedding dress?

Did my great-grandmother hate her wedding dress?

119 years separate two weddings I am thinking about. What is different, what’s the same? The fact that people still want to get married is news enough. In 1898, my great-grandmother, Sadie Bowen, of Putnam, Connecticut married Leonard Parker of … Continue reading

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