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Work and Life and Balance

The autumnal equinox passed earlier this week and it is suddenly not summer anymore.  It had been unseasonably hot until a few days ago it wasn’t, and now I wake up and think about wool socks instead of tank shirts … Continue reading

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All the Colors

The weather in Chicago has been beautiful the last week – for a day or two I was lamenting that I had not packed more short sleeves, and the last several days have been cool and clear. Nothing lasts forever, … Continue reading

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Year in Review: 2014

In the middle of things. Still. Always. I was tempted not to write a “year in review” this year, because it’s been challenging and many of the things that came up are as yet unresolved and uncertain. My car spent … Continue reading

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Hitting Ledge

I didn’t have the camera with me last week when we pulled out of the driveway of the convalescent facility where a family member has been recovering after surgery. Utility crews have been laying gas line in our area for … Continue reading

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Old roots and tender leaves

Sunday a week ago was clear and bright, a couple of inches of fresh snow on top of what the storm three days earlier had dropped. There is something special about driving through rural New England after a fresh snowfall. … Continue reading

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For All The Saints

For all the saints, who from their labors rest, Who Thee by faith before the worlds confessed, Thy name, Most Holy, be forever blessed: Alleluia! Alleluia! Yes, it’s a traditional hymn. Yes, we did change some of the words. Yes, … Continue reading

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Figuring, fumbling, falling, flying

The way out is through. If I knew that before, it becomes ever clearer, the longer I am immersed in this intense experience – “intensive” is a good word to describe the way we are doing things here. It is … Continue reading

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