Tag Archives: love

…nothing to do with miles

Very early this morning JB and I went to the Botanical Gardens. It was a cool, crisp, sunny day, 58 degrees, an unusual June morning. As we walked through the Japanese Gardens, I couldn’t help but think of my son’s imminent … Continue reading

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“Husband” by Philip Schultz

What could be more picturesque than us eating lobster on the water, the sun vanishing over the horizon, willing, once again, to allow us almost any satisfaction. William James said marriage was overlooking, overlooking, yes, but also overlapping: opinions, histories, … Continue reading

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Mazel Tov to us all!

This weekend we were in Ann Arbor to celebrate my sister and her partner’s wedding. Since they were married in a small ceremony in Vermont last October, this Michigan celebration was for all their friends and family, all 170 of … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Ruby Dee (1922-2014)

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“Two Cures for Love” by Wendy Cope

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Sit With Me A While Longer

Last night my good friend Michael shared his words and his heart with about 40 people at a poetry reading introducing his second book of poetry, Sit With Me A While Longer. Though he has written for quite some time, when … Continue reading

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Maya Angelou RIP 1928-2014

 

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