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Author Archives: Claire
It does this every year, you know. October, I mean. Somehow without my turning the crank the summer goes from green to golden to a glorious flash of red and orange and then scatters on the wind, leaving the naked fingers of the maples pointing accusingly at the sky.
I did not plan to leave the blog idle this year. Oh well. Things happened. Lots of things, actually. I’m waiting for Leonard Nimoy to step out from around the corner with a neatly trimmed beard to clue me in … Continue reading
It is the day when I sit down and write that I am not sure whether I want to write a year in review post, and then I do it anyway. It has been, and will be, always and already, … Continue reading
There’s a well-worn story that circulates in the spring time, often around Mothers’ Day: A woman is doing some minor household repair, assembling flat-pack furniture or something – maybe she’s at a friend’s house, helping the friend move – and … Continue reading
Out of the deep Have I called unto Thee, O Lord — Lord, hear my voice! Psalm 130:1-2a tr. from Requiem, John Rutter The first snow fell this week. So did the second snow, and that has stuck, and the … Continue reading
Right relationship is not about “being nice.” It is not about “meeting in the middle” with those who violate our trust. Compromise and cooperation are great: they are useful tools – but not always the right tools for the task before us… Continue reading