Monthly Archives: March 2013

The Food Machine Is Getting Tired

The other day I was at a gathering of moms that ended in a potluck dinner. Pleased to be there, I soon realized that I had forgotten my fruit-salad contribution to the meal. Panicking (depending on the group of women … Continue reading

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Pictures of my Heart

There are pictures of hearts all over my house, delightful spontaneous outpourings from the girls’ arts explorations. Lopsided heart shapes, scraggly letters staggering along proclaiming love — each one is priceless. Plenty of them — sigh of relief — are … Continue reading

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Lighten Up and Love Deeply

I’ve been following the Little Seal blog for a long time. It is a passionate, beautifully-written chronicle of a mother caring for her terminally-ill child. Even though you’d think as a mother that you can’t bear to read it, you … Continue reading

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The Reality of Birthdays

I turned 54 this week. I’ve had a lovely time of it, but there’s no avoiding the fact in the last year or so,┬ámy body has taken one of those turns. “Suddenly,” the wrinkles and the grey have reached critical … Continue reading

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