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Saying goodbye to a house

I remember so vividly my earliest associations with The Compound, though it wasn’t called The Compound then. My friend Jeff liked to drive around on weekends and look at houses for sale. This was before everyone had cell phones, and … Continue reading

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Photo Friday, No. 431

Current Photo Friday theme: On a Walk You never know what you’ll find in the woods.

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And we did, for the last time

Goodbye to The Compound.

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A Movable Garden

We have let the little garden grow as it would over the past few months. The lantana is wild and overpowering, but beneath it, there are still other plants and flowers thriving. It’s the playground of lizards. The fragrance of … Continue reading

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Button Sunday

I found these buttons that I picked up at the Corcoran Gallery in Washington, D.C., in 1996. It was a cold October night when Amy, Tom, and I passed through the striking lion sculptures to go inside the museum and … Continue reading

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Photo Friday, No. 424

Current Photo Friday theme: Depth of Field

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World AIDS Day 2014

The other day when I was clearing out some boxes from the attic in preparation for our move, I found something I didn’t even remember we had. It’s a pack that was given to Tom to keep personal items in … Continue reading

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They’re only trying to help

In preparation for our move, there’ll be a lot of purging and packing, but right now I’m sick with some malady–at least it’s not ebola–so I’m not in the mood for filling boxes. I was working at my desk when … Continue reading

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A tapestry of rich and royal hue

There are the families we’re born into and the families we make. My life has been enriched by both. Sometimes my friends’ families become part of my life, too, and always their families’ stories are ones I love to hear … Continue reading

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Snoopy Saturday

Been thinking a lot about families today, especially the families of Sam and of Tommy. Sending much love and strength your way. May infinite beautiful memories and the love of your family and friends sustain you.

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