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Going Coastal

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Sunrise & Deer

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Different Views

I like to go Somewhere Else from time to time. The first time I lived Somewhere Else, I couldn’t wait to get out of there. I hated to think my life had become so limited. I moved away from, and … Continue reading

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Missing Persons

I’d feel guilty about being cross and difficult EXCEPT lots of my women friends “get it”. In Uncharitable Thoughts I may or may not have mortally wounded my husband with an oar, maybe he was just an ear bleeder, who … Continue reading

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Cutler Harbor

I went to Cutler today. I haven’t been there in close to 30 years. It hasn’t changed much. I’m glad. I don’t like things changing when I’m not looking. The view tugs insistently at my heart. It’s the world I … Continue reading

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Nice & Peaceful

We didn’t work yesterday. The sunrise was promising. We were pleased to discover the return of the luna moth when we went outside. Until we moved to Hippy Hill, I’d never seen one. I read Barbara Kingsolver’s Prodigal Summer the … Continue reading

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Somewhere Else

We went somewhere else today. We were working. I was happy not to be here. On the way back we talked about work. My husband enjoys it. He hopes he lives ten more years, to see how much the business will … Continue reading

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Anniversary Tour

In the last installment of our story, we learned that a wedding anniversary is not necessarily an opportunity for the husband to lavish the wife with attention, affording her considerations she may not receive the other 364 days of the … Continue reading

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Headed South

I never imagined that it would ever seem to me that my youth flew by. Prolonged as it was, I’m certain there are those who thought I’d never grow up. It was inconceivable to me that my generation would one … Continue reading

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A Viewing

“Please promise me that I won’t have to die here, that if I’m terminally ill you’ll take me somewhere else so this isn’t the last place I see before I die.” I said that to my husband after I put … Continue reading

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