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I don’t know what I am doing here. Call me a no good, sticky beak, nosey parker. Do you feel better if you have a note pad to look down at and scribble in? Curiosity overwhelms shame. Something … Continue reading
“I suppose that the form my bereavement took after my mother died was fairly conventional. Initially I was shocked. Her final illness was mercifully quick, but harrowing. Cancer tore through her body as if it were late for an important … Continue reading
Roger Angell, writing in the New Yorker, says it all perfectly… “My wife, Carol, doesn’t know that President Obama won reelection last Tuesday, carrying Ohio and Pennsylvania and Colorado, and compiling more than three hundred electoral votes. She doesn’t know … Continue reading