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A breach in my perimeter

Learning new things is scary whether you are 3, 23, or 53. I need to give more credit to people young and old who walk into new situations on a daily basis. We expect our kids to constantly try new … Continue reading

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chron·ic (of a problem) long-lasting and difficult to eradicate

Chronically late. That’s not me. Acutely early sounds more like it. In grade school, the one time I was late I was so late that everyone had gone inside by the time I reached the schoolyard. I thought it was … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season

You know that annual Christmas letter you get from Aunty Sue, or best friend Betty-Marie? Yeah, well, this isn’t that. Most Christmas letters make me feel worse about my life choices. I am only slightly sure this isn’t the intention … Continue reading

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From my tree series: Pale but Bemused.

The yellow birch tree is named for one stage of its life, its midlife. The bark, with its lustrous yellow sheen is unmistakable at middle age. When it’s young and supple and when it’s old and craggy, it looks a … Continue reading

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Just another foggy day

In an attempt to clear my head, I leave my writing perch at midday for a breath of fresh air. As soon as I step outside, I sense something is amiss. There seems to be a lack of sound, but … Continue reading

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