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I came in last. And it was great.

I ran a 10 km road race this weekend, and I finished dead last. And it was great. I wasn’t expecting to win. When I registered, I figured that like in the many festive road races I’d run before, I’d … Continue reading

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Surprise, surprise

Where to begin? Life has not lent itself well to blogging lately. Too much living and not enough time to write about it. Maybe that’s the way it should be. I find I am content. Satisfied. Friendly toward myself even. … Continue reading

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Just this! Just this!

In an unusual moment of stillness between the last bite of dinner and the itchiness to get up from the table, I wished my family a Happy Solstice and asked if anyone had a poem, song or blessing to add. … Continue reading

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Stopping the story at exactly the right moment

“And who among us would deny Jane Austen her happy endings or insist that Cary Grant and Irene Dunne should not get back together at the end of The Awful Truth? There are tragedies and there are comedies, aren’t there? And … Continue reading

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