September 29, 2022
1

Life Takes Root around the Perimeter.

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Musings on how life relaxes even the most strident of emotions -- how grief quiets…
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September 2, 2022
16

Paper Boats.

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Musings on the transmission of family history, and the philology of remembering family.
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July 19, 2022
2

I (Still) Don’t Want Anything to Change.

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Musings on change -- accommodating it, living through it, and why it feels so scary.
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June 21, 2022
6

Portraits of a Heart.

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Musings on being "a quick cry" and learning to view my emotiveness differently.
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May 23, 2022
6

Replantings.

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Musings on the roses in bloom alongside our house -- and their connection to grief…
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April 27, 2022
6

The Grounds Still Lilted in Slope and Shade and Secret.

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Musings on attending my high school reunion and the re-centering of my life.
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March 8, 2022
10

The Moon Was Full, My Arms Were Empty.

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Musings on waiting for news of a child, and hopefulness for those navigating those straits.
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February 28, 2022
2

Meanwhile the World Goes On.

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Musings on a re-reading of Mary Oliver's "Wild Geese" poem.
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February 25, 2022
10

In Memoriam N.R.

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A post in memoriam of a beloved colleague.
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December 20, 2021
0

No Straight Lines.

Musings
Musings on the notion that healing doesn't happen in a straight line.
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November 8, 2021
6

Getting Outside + Making Some Noise.

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Musings on a powerful legacy Mr. Magpie's aunt left behind.
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September 15, 2021
13

Desiderata.

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Musings on the poem "Desiderata" by Max Ehrmann -- beautiful, stirring life advice.
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