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To Make a Mother Weep

In the kitchen before dawn, my pre-teen daughter makes two potato chip and maple syrup sandwiches on artisanal — $5.99 a loaf — sourdough. “My favorite!” she grins.   Who knew? Her plan is to watch the sunrise from our … Continue reading

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Trusting That I Can, Day 10: My mother’s sun

I’m thinking about my mother today. About how, not too long before she left my father, we visited a man in our home town who made interesting pottery sculptures. After the divorce, pottery became a main focus of her life. … Continue reading

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