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Kaleidoscope

I was thinking about ouroboros—that image of a snake from ancient Egypt and Greece with its tail in its mouth, continually consuming itself and being reborn from itself, representing wholeness or infinity.  For some reason, there’s something claustrophobic about this, … Continue reading

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Cake and ice cream

“Cake?” It’s what C says first thing in the morning when he walks into our bedroom. “Cream?” And apparently he would like ice cream with that. What a funny way to wake up. First of all, I cannot believe C … Continue reading

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All that needed to be said

When we told J he was going to be a big brother, it was dusk at the beach and the little guy sat in my lap staring at the ocean, a tiny flicker in his eyes, the rest of his … Continue reading

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Everybody’s story

When J is in a mischievous mood, he asks,  “Do people like it when I tow their car with a tow truck while they’re sitting in it? Do they?”  He cracks himself up with: “Spanks-a-dang-dang birds spank themselves on the … Continue reading

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