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Lecia Phinney
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one of the best things
One of the best things about August was sitting in the backseat of my brother’s car. My infant niece, Danette, takes after her cousin Abbott when he was a baby: she hates the car. My sister-in-law, Kristen, is just like I was as a new mother; she frets abo...
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post Labor Day
We’re home, after more than two weeks elsewhere. It’s a cool, breezy September day. Our flowers are still blooming. The first of the local apples are here. School starts tomorrow. I think we’re all ready to be back on a schedule; ready to work; hunker down;...
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as good as it gets
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August 22
The first of the leaves have started to appear on the deck. Not many, but enough to sweep up. I've begun lighting the candles some evenings. It's dark when I get up, and when I go to bed. September is coming soon enough, but it can take its time. Now is goo...
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July 29
What happened to July? I’ve sat down half a dozen times, here, and everything has felt both too big and too little to say. When the breeze is just right, I can smell the blackberries that grow at the side of the house while I'm working at my desk. In a few ...
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July 4
On the fourth of July, we packed up and headed out of town to spend the holiday with our friends Wendy and Andy on their farm. We knew it was going to be a great day. We arrived an hour or so later, after about thirty combined miles of interstate and state ...
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June 25
Sweetpeas are in bloom all over the neighborhood; so, too, is the butterfly bush. The air is heavy with fragrance. Year after year, the same list of things stirs my emotions. How long the evenings are, before the last wisps of light leave the sky. How much ...
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