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Above and Below: a flash essay

The lake is cold but the water clear. In another day we will see a flock of loons, at least fifteen of them, moving west like shadows across the surface. That’s how quiet it is here, how safe. All along the … Continue reading

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The Woman on the Mantel: #Artifacts&Memory

Carved in clay but never fired, she raises more questions than her presence might answer. I know the artist, the name scratched into the base: Betti jo–my mother. I know the studio where the woman came into being: 4101 York … Continue reading

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