Monthly Archives: November 2015

For the Week of November 29, 2015: Border Crossing

The only true borders lie between day and night, between life and death, between hope and loss. –Erin Hunter, author Time expanded in this past week as my husband and I found ourselves crossing the international date line.  We’d left early … Continue reading

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For the Week of November 22, 2105: Thanksgiving: A Time of Remembrance

The world begins at a kitchen table. No matter what, we must eat to live. The gifts of earth are brought and prepared, set on the table. So it has been since creation, and it will go on …* Thanksgiving, … Continue reading

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For the Week of November 15, 2015: Beyond Words

… what we loved dissolving in the skies, Dear hands and feet and laughter-lighted face And silk that hinted at the body’s grace. (From:  “Aldershot Crematorium” by John Betjeman. from Collected Poems, 2006) I walked outside this morning to a somber morning … Continue reading

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For the Week of November 8, 2015: Friends: They’re Good for Us

A friend is someone who likes you. It can be a boy… It can be a girl… These are the opening pages to Joan Walsh Anglund’s beloved little book, A Friend is Someone Who Likes You, first published in 1958, one that … Continue reading

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For the Week of November 1, 2015: If You Could Turn Back Time

I awoke an hour early this morning, my head throbbing in pain.  I’d dutifully turned the clock back an hour before bed last night, but my body maintained its regular clock, oblivious to “Fall back.”  By six a.m., sunlight was … Continue reading

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