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Being Ice

Now that I am in my fifties, I have to admit to myself that I am a pond in winter. I’d like to think that it’s early winter, November at most, but if the average life expectancy for women is … Continue reading

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Writing with Thoreau

October 22, 1837: “‘What are you doing now?’ he asked. ‘Do you keep a journal?’ So I make my first entry to-day.” This is the first line that appears in Henry David Thoreau’s journal, his immediate response to Emerson’s question … Continue reading

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