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Gardens and the Gift of Grace

In late June of last year, I was on call for daily radiation treatments.  Having suffered through the claustrophobia of the preparatory CAT scans and the bizarre fashioning around my body of what the technicians creepily called a “cradle,” I … Continue reading

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Writing Meets the Fear Factor

Never, not once since I was seven years old and sat down at the kitchen table to write my autobiography, have I ever been afraid to begin writing a book.  Not even after my brother told me the first few … Continue reading

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On Reading, the Road and Flight Behavior

Blessed are the ones who read.  Beyond essentials of shelter and food, sufficient vigor to embrace the light of day, enough companionship to be reflected in someone else’s need, can anything surpass the sustaining power of reading? Of all the … Continue reading

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