Monthly Archives: April 2013

Why and Why Now?

I fell asleep at the end of one of Alice Munro’s short stories.  It wasn’t the book that put me out, but just the afternoon cloudy-day lethargy.  Nap time in Irvington.  After my ten minutes of power napping, I awoke … Continue reading

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Beads, a Christmas Story

Peeking in the window of the door, I saw a circle of ladies working on beads.  My immediate thought:  why didn’t Mom participate in this craft?  I should have been aware of the activity calendar and urged her to attend.  … Continue reading

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The youngsters in this town see things so different from what I saw as a child growing up and as a teenager longing to leave. Now I have come back, not to stay but to feel at home with all … Continue reading

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