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Seed, Space, Sky!

I stood by my kitchen window, watching the giant steel mouth bite through the roof of the house next door, a tape measure still clasped in my hand from my last activity.  I realized I may never again watch a house outside my kitchen window being eaten like a lunch of roadkill, so I stopped […]

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The Swans

“So how is married life? And the new job?” Rosie text me this week. Rosie, if you don’t remember, was my personal attendant at our wedding, the creator of the hot chocolate bar, and a friend since our teenage years. We did breakfasts before work and coffee since then whenever we could. She knew how […]

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The End of the Year

Before my grandpa became ill and died, my grandparents went to Steak n Shake for coffee nearly every morning. I don’t think they went there because the coffee was especially good, but because the restaurant affords a spectacular view of the trains traveling on the triple track between Elkhart and Goshen. Occasionally, my grandma said, […]

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Merry Christmas!

In Chicago for shopping and the Messiah… Fresh pecans from Marnell’s cousin! Elkhart church Christmas dinner… My handsome husband driving me to Virginia for Christmas with my sisters and Dad and Jeanie in the mountain house Sheldon and Kristie rented for us! Merry Christmas to all!

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