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Susan Byrum Rountree
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essay writer mother dog nose kisser yeast roll baker photographer tomato grower wife friend
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the stuff of dreams
i dreamed early one morning this week that my son-in-law gave me a gift. it was a small shopping bag with some tissue paper inside, and when i unfolded to paper, the most beautiful butterflies flew out. i kept trying to capture them, to make sure they didn'...

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thanking my husband on this Father's Day, for all he is to our children and to me.

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keep the sparkle
note: i know, i know... i'm terrible at keeping this thing up. but i finally found a story yesterday when i wasn't event looking. so there. i called my mother yesterday. it was her wedding anniversary, the third one since my father died, and i'd forgotten t...

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love is all around, at least where I work.

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Perfect Pitch
I don't usually post these, but I realize not everybody reads the News & Observer, where my columns appear once a month on Sundays. So here it is. It appears in the Feb. 21 edition of the Arts & Living section.  Perfect Pitch Though I began my career sluggi...

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the kind and unexpected thing
it's the day after Valentine's Day. my husband and i have been bonding for the past five days but not as valentines. on thursday he had shoulder surgery... not the awful kind that takes weeks to recover from, but traumatic enough that he has been unable to ...

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love creates such tangled hearts @writemuch #susanbyrumrountree  
#dementia #love  

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the kind and unexpected thing
image: cuorhome.net it's the day after Valentine's Day. my husband and i have been bonding for the past five days but not as valentines. on thursday he had shoulder surgery... not the awful kind that takes weeks to recover from, but traumatic enough that he...

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this christmas
this would be  the  Christmas  that our children gave us our past in DVD without our even asking. we sat watching our  younger selves at just the ages  the kids are now maveling at  how young we looked and how rested, at a time when  we were not. i had tria...
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