Yearly Archives: 2008

I Remember the Stones

They were everywhere along the journey. Braiding water in Goshen, Virginia before the sunrise and again in the afternoon, Peg on her rock outpost, taking pictures from the shore. Under the dense cover of trees, down from the road where … Continue reading »

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Rain to Snow

In the afternoon, I stepped foot beyond the curtain to find two curly-haired men smiling. I handed them the information and then, in the glorious and unexpected sunshine, strolled through invitations and colors. After dinner, the stroll in the rain … Continue reading »

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Impact

What impprint are you leaving on this world? she asked him. What are you doing to make the world better? “Maybe I’ll just have to be concerned about the impact I make on my kids,” he said. “Maybe that’s my … Continue reading »

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A Box of 64 Crayons

The snow came down all night and all day and the children piled into their snowpants and coats and gloves to pack a pail full and up-end it on the heavily covered lawn. It was the first snow day of … Continue reading »

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On the Matter of Line Breaks

So many snowy winters ago, settled in a loft balcony in the mountains of Vermont, I was concerned about where to end a line and when to pause, when to breathe, when to elongate a syllable. Twice a year, I … Continue reading »

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