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Keeping up More than Appearances: Shadows of our Former Selves

Rick and I celebrate Christmas more quietly than we did as a young couple with children. In our hearts, we keep Christmas all year long. We never take the trees down in the shop, using them as backdrops for Rick’s wooden ornaments and now my sewing notions. The manger in our living room stays up …

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And a Happy New Year!

Each December 31st finds me typing a letter to my friend Mary, who has long been my muse in writing. In my letter, I try to summarize the year, and project positive changes for the next. After twenty-five years of such, some themes are clearly consistent. The summaries have always included both successes and failures, …

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Another Anniversary Month

Spring was the season that delivered my diagnosis of MS, and Summer the season of diagnosed depression and anxiety. Another Spring brought me the diagnosis of malignant melanoma and squamous cell carcinoma and basal cell carcinoma. But Fall seems to be the season of memories … quieter, less busy days allow thoughts to ramble, and …

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