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Camp Friends

Last night I had the opportunity to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the camp I went to for 12 years. As you might expect, it was full of hugs, oohs and ahs. There were the requisite speeches (from every era!) … Continue reading

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For Eric and one happy night

Tomorrow would have been the 47th birthday of my friend Eric. He passed away this year, just a few months ago, doing something he loved. He was training for a triathlon and pumping himself to compete, achieving goal after goal … Continue reading

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Ebbs and Flows

Ebbs and Flows. Speaking of writer’s block…

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Chapter Two

If I have a claim to fame, it would be that I write really good first chapters. Sometimes the second chapters too. By the time I get to a third, fourth, or even, by a stretch, a fifth, I peter … Continue reading

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Serenity and the Artist’s Eye

This week I’ve experienced moments of serenity. Wonderful, singular, restful moments of tranquility that have been calm ports in the storm of the normal. I arrived early for a late-afternoon meeting in Woods Hole and entered the fray of seeking … Continue reading

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Floating

It was a Lucy N. kind of day. The art teacher where I work paints breathtaking portraits of sky — beautiful blue with wispy white cotton clouds, and my sister and I felt like we were in one of her … Continue reading

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Work Sisters

“A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently, allows you to grow.” William Shakespeare We have friends in all walks of our lives: school friends, … Continue reading

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