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Monthly Archives: July 2019

LIFE, UNWOUND: WHAT IF LIFE REALLY IS MESSY?

LIFE, UNWOUND: WHAT IF LIFE REALLY IS MESSY?

I like order. What an understatement. My cousins, too, learned neatnickness from our grandmother, Memère. Many French Canadian women inherit a flair forle ménage. Not biologically hardwired like us, one cousin’s husband, says, “It’s a sickness with you people.”   He profits from this “illness.” His shirts hang in his closet lined up by color; easier to… Continue Reading

LIFE, UNWOUND: IS IT OK TO DO NOTHING?

LIFE, UNWOUND: IS IT OK TO DO NOTHING?

On the second day of summer, I sit on a bench alone on the Eastern Promenade in Portland, gazing at one of the world’s most gorgeous views. I see scattered boats speckling the harbor and hear their halyards clapping and slapping the masts. The azure above holds blankets of clouds that somehow do not block… Continue Reading

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