Monthly Archives: April 2015

Bookmarked – Coming Soon!

Books have marked me since I was first aware of language. They were so much a part of my life that I sort of learned to read by osmosis before I ever started school. My mother thought I had just … Continue reading

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In the Shower

And so what about this lump? Funny little kids’ word, lump. Jump Clump Not so funny to find one in the shower. Hour Cower What to do first? Breathe. Breathe first – don’t panic – don’t think of a hospital … Continue reading

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Appalachian Recovery

The morning news pushes into my head like an unwanted dream, slips into my bloodstream with my coffee: Late last night, seven bodies were recovered from a fallen mine. Grim-faced workers bear them past the TV cameras, the darkness of … Continue reading

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