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Variations on a Theme: Summer

“Thank you my life long afternoon…” From Variation on a Theme by W.S. Merwin “Forgive me. I simply do not know what I am doing.” From Variations on a Theme by William Carlos Williams by Kenneth Koch Summer’s great, right? Ah, … Continue reading

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What Will They Remember?

I am not sure they will remember the year I lightened my hair to a strange reddish tone, or when I lost five pounds. Or gained seven. Or if they will remember the clothes in my closet, the handbags they … Continue reading

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Life in Doll Years

Thirteen years ago, Labor Day weekend, my now-husband and I moved to New York City. We had no jobs lined up, had rented an apartment we had not seen and couldn’t afford, had been dating for about five minutes, and … Continue reading

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The Dynamics of Three

One recent afternoon, as we were all winding down at home after school pick-up, Molly said to me, “You know what mommy?” And I expected an observation to come forth along the lines of “Spiders have an ‘abdomen.’ That’s where … Continue reading

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The Babies Are Three and My Reunion Looms

People said this would happen: time would accelerate to an unpalatable pace once we had kids. I didn’t really believe them because these were the same people that told me the weight would “melt” off once the baby was born. … Continue reading

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