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Readings On Grief

Amy and Maya at The Creativity Caravan partnered with Apryl of the Halfway There reading series to present Readings on Grieving.  Seven local writers presented pieces centered around grief and letting go. What follows is the piece I read for the event. … Continue reading

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Eulogy for My Father

I was a little over a year old, and my mother was pregnant with my sister Andrea, when someone asked my Dad “Will you give her back now?” – referring to my adoption. Years later, when Dad told me this … Continue reading

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Tell Me About Your Father

Asking someone to talk about her father sounds all a bit Freudian to me, and fittingly, I wrote about my dad and Jane Fonda a while ago.  But it’s Leap Day, and if I truly had more time – an … Continue reading

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