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Like a prayer

This post is for baby Eli. Elijah Roger: firstborn of Betsy, a young friend who has battled a brain tumor since she was ten – born via C-section, to reduce stress and the chance of complication – welcomed to this … Continue reading

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writing about family

Here’s a link to my “ten list” from the current issue of Catapult: about my mom. When I was just out of college, my unshaven and outspoken Alexandria neighbor, John, scoffed and told me I had nothing to write about. … Continue reading

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sense memory

As I think of my life in terms of the senses, I realize just how rich sense memory truly is. This piece was originally written for a Glen Online class with Lindsey Crittenden at Image Journal and appears here in … Continue reading

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Waiting

Me, not you. Though maybe you are waiting for something, too. I’ve waited 50 years, writing snippets, wasting time. Not that friends were a waste, or London and New York, or Over the Rhine at the Warehouse. Also not a … Continue reading

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