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A Chance Encounter

My daily walk at the lake park has long been a favorite ritual. How pleasant today’s weather was, and many folks were out and about. People in Upstate New York tend to be friendly and outgoing so it is quite … Continue reading

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What’s on the Other Side?

In our Sturbridge, Massachusetts home, my father built pine doors to close off the attic passageways. On rainy days, we often swung on the doors and played in the dark attic recesses. We created our own mysteries and ghost stories. … Continue reading

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Waiting and Watching

As I observed the green shoots which pushed up amidst the snow and Fall’s leaf remnants, I waited and watched. While elsewhere around the globe bursts of yellow are apparent, it is not the case here in my garden. Watching … Continue reading

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