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Thinking About Japan

Original image from The Daily Beast media gallery. Here young children are tested for radiation. I can barely bring myself to turn on the TV. All these awful images from Japan are too much to bear. Last night we were watching CNN and they kept playing the same images over and over again. I was …

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Forgetting, Remembering

I’m basking in our family bed these days. I am loving lying between my girls and rolling into their breaths and tiny arms, stretching into their cold, bare feet and sleepily opening my eyes to their dreaming faces. I catch my breath at their dreaming faces – sweet baby lips parted and puckered. I’m grateful …

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Defining My Legacy

Defining my legacy is not fun. It’s not like a life list where you spell out concrete things you want to accomplish – write a book, visit Spain, learn a foreign language, etc. Concrete – easy. Emotion-y, heart stuff – a bit tougher (surprising for me seeing as in all else in life it’s the …

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