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-the first page of my first book. done.-

We’re sitting in our small-town coffee shop eating soup and sandwiches and talking about whatever it’s legal to talk about when the people at the next table happen to be friends from real life. (Am I right? The conversation you … Continue reading

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-midway through a long hike-

midway through a long hike when you stepped off the trail, I thought you were lost. time passed; I kept following the signs, and gradually came to realize (from the nearby crashing in the underbrush) that what I thought was … Continue reading

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-jumping into year 18-

Happy anniversary to someone I really like a lot. It’s been a good 17 years. Good enough that I guess I’ll keep you around for a few more. This is kind of a depressing way to say happy anniversary, but… … Continue reading

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-my kid, my friend? what?-

Recently I had a conversation with someone who told me flat-out, “Parents can’t be friends with their children.” He went on to make a valid point: children need their parents to be authority figures in their lives, not just fun … Continue reading

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-not so mirror image-

This came from a conversation with my cousin in July ’07. I don’t remember which of my friends she had met, or who she was referring to, but she made a comment about how my friends were all so different … Continue reading

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