It happened sooner than I was expecting. The seedheads and weeds were overtaking the garden faster than the late summer wildflowers could climb up and over them to crowd them on out. And the days were rapidly cooling. And getting shorter.

It's fall. I don't care what the calendar says. And things are dying.

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September 15, 2013 | 1 Comment

Time Will Have His Little Scar

I was sixteen years old when my great aunt's house fell in love with me. Well, technically, fell on me. But I knew what it meant.

The timing was apt. Not because I was at some peculiarly ripe age for handsome old houses to start noticing me. I mean. Is there ever a wrong time for a house to choose you, and mark you as its own?

This is probably not a hypothetical question.

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August 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Just a Series of Blurs

Here is what I remember.

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June 30, 2013 | 2 Comments

Run, You Fools

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May 12, 2013 | 9 Comments

It Gets Better

Half Egg

I've been realizing more and more that when people ask me how I'm doing -- just in the course of everyday idle chitchat -- I have less and less of any real dramatic interest to report. I mean, at the risk of calling down every jinxy jinx in the universe upon mine unlucky head, let's be honest. Things are going pretty great around here.

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March 31, 2013 | 1 Comment

Quiet and Ready Enough

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February 3, 2013 | 4 Comments

Black Eyed Pea Soup

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January 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Birch Bark Christmas

My neighbor has a birch tree in her front yard, and it makes no sense at all.

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December 23, 2012 | 2 Comments

Run, Rabbit

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December 10, 2012 | 10 Comments

How To Make Meringues

By the time I was fourteen years old, I'd already had your usual, garden-variety sort of spiritual experience. We'll skip over the details of that for now, because that's not really why I called you here today. After all, it wasn't the fear of God that taught me how to make meringues.

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September 9, 2012 | 4 Comments

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