Category Archives: Family and Marriage

Vacation Mode

I finally got into “vacation mode” yesterday, right on schedule.  It normally takes me four days.  Four days to settle into the rhythm of doing nothing at no particular time.  Four days to loosen the strings that tie me to … Continue reading

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Bookend

Taylor, my only daughter and youngest of three children, is seventeen and a senior in high school.  When her desires are thwarted or she’s awakened before she’s ready to get up she’s as snarly as they come.  She will spit … Continue reading

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The Best Time to Plant a Tree

I’m not sure how it happens, but it happens slowly, when you’re paying attention to other things, and then suddenly there is a real tree in your front yard. In my case, it is a silver beech (only I’ve recently … Continue reading

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My Dog Blog

Until a year and a half ago, I was never a dog person. I hated how dogs smelled, didn’t like them jumping up on me, all their sniffing and circling, and – frankly, for a long time – I was … Continue reading

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