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On the road

THURSDAY AFTERNOON: Sitting in Flo’s Cafe, just south of Doncaster on the Great North Road. The chap on the next table is giving us advice on driving through France. 1,266 more words

Life

Seven/Seven: Where Were You?

I was in the house I’m in now in Trowbridge, West Wiltshire.  We’d moved here from south London two years before.  Our children were six and four.  946 more words

Family

That Little Raisin, Redux II

Thank you for joining me for the summer redux series. I will be re-posting stories you may not have read, in the fashion of a summer re-run.

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Humor

The Other Me

I recently visited Grandma Kuzmich and she told me someone else has moved in; that she doesn’t feel like herself anymore. Boy, do I know what she means. 737 more words

Spiritual Formation

A Garden of Dissent and Dreams

Tully and Freda followed the couple on a sinuous walkway that led from one sprawling garden to another. It wasn’t exactly intentional, only in the way you decide someone else’s idea is better than yours so avail yourself of it. 2,480 more words

In The Spotlight: Helen Fitzgerald's The Cry

Hello, All,

Welcome to another edition of In The Spotlight. Domestic noir has gotten a lot of attention in the past few years, and it’s not hard to see why. 1,107 more words

WPLongForm

Some Before, During and After

It’s over – we euthanized Pippin Thursday, June 25th. I’ve had pets before, but never from baby to death. My veterinarian, Dr. Katz (I kid you not)  eased us through the transition. 1,141 more words

Death