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A Year Half Spent

I am halfway through my 365 days. No pounds lost, of that I am sure. Maybe a few gained. It is winter. Snow on the ground, cold, the sun low on the horizon in my northwest climate. I feel at … Continue reading

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Moonlit Night

When I was ten years old my family moved from our small three bedroom house to a larger five bedroom in a more affluent neighborhood. My dad was climbing the Cold War ladder of success in what is now Silicon … Continue reading

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Homeless Heart

This afternoon I came home from work exhausted and fell into a deep sleep. Two hours later I woke suddenly from a dream. I was in a large church; it was stone and had many rooms. I had past knowledge … Continue reading

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Weddings and Grief

My son is getting married in a few months. This week he and his love put up their wedding website. In it they named the bridesmaids and groomsmen. None of my son’s siblings were included in that list. His fiancé … Continue reading

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Out of Sorts

I am grumpy beyond belief. I think I know why. This past Friday I drove 3.5 hours to visit my son at his college. I took my two teenage daughters with me. We had fun, but I was tired to … Continue reading

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Week One

The title of this blog post is ‘week one.’ As I looked at the title I thought of the words ‘weak one,’ as in one who is weak. I have often felt weak these past seven days. Weak in body, … Continue reading

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Beaches and Beginnings

I have just come home from a week at the beach. The Olympic Peninsula has been a haven for me for over 15 years. I camp in the same place every time, soothed by the familiarity. It is restful for … Continue reading

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