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The Final Gift

It’s finally done.  I packed up the last straggling stuff heading for the condo into a truck and left Cherry Lane for the last time at 11pm on a Sunday. The sale closed last week. The weekend before we had a … Continue reading

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Getting Through

“Ultimately, the only way to get through something is to get through it-  not over, under, or around it, but all the way through it.”   -Alla Bozarth-Campbell, Life is Goodbye/Life is Hello She kept her photo journal of the … Continue reading

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Into the Briar Patch

So much for synchronicity.  My Halloween trick came in the form for the latest buyers backing out on the house. After deep inspection, it seems the east wall needs signifigant work, which throws my moving plans completely up in  the air. … Continue reading

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Summer’s End

I have been taking a lot of walks lately. Nearly every day I walk along one of the conservation trails near the Mill River. I have taken to calling that one my widow’s walk. I do a lot of thinking … Continue reading

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Harvest Moon

I watched the Harvest Moon rise over the hills from the porch this evening, the last time I will see that pretty sight from that vantage point. Next year someone else will have the privilege. About an hour earlier I signed … Continue reading

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Finishing the Hat

Finishing the hat, How you have to finish the hat. How you watch the rest of the world From a window While you finish the hat.  – Sondheim, Sunday in the Park with George   It was our big audacious … Continue reading

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Finishing The Wake

Yesterday I asked myself what this blog was for. Today I woke up with an explanation. She wanted a proper Irish wake, so we gave her one, a big gathering of family and friends at the house. There was even … Continue reading

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