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Category Archives: Life Unwound

LIFE, UNWOUND: HOW SWEET IT IS

LIFE, UNWOUND: HOW SWEET IT IS

As I write, I wear a bangle with three intertwined strands that my father’s mother gave me in 1967. They jangle on my wrist and remind me of Memere. What a honey she was, a real sweetie.   I visited Memere and Pepere often. Memere made candy. I’d break off edges of fudge and savor them,… Continue Reading

LIFE, UNWOUND: MEASURING LIFE

LIFE, UNWOUND: MEASURING LIFE

As my mid-March birthday approaches each year, two of my brothers like to whip out a twenty-five-foot metal tape measure used by our dad in his shop, which he equipped with a hundred tape measures. He’d say, “they were on sale at Marden’s. Someone in our extended family might need them.” The tape measure appears.… Continue Reading

LIFE, UNWOUND: FEEL SOLID GROUND TO RISE UP

LIFE, UNWOUND: FEEL SOLID GROUND TO RISE UP

Two images from Inauguration Day stay with me:  1. Kamala Harris and her husband Doug Emhoff, idle in the dark after a busy inauguration day. They listen. They look. They attend. They stand quiet, seeing the lined-with-lights reflecting pool and the Lincoln Memorial. They embody stillness in the midst of political and cultural change.  2.… Continue Reading

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