Category Archives: health and healing

Talking about Toby


I knew this time would come. I knew it a few months ago when I taped Christmas bows on Toby’s crate and made him Facebook famous for recovering from surgery “at the Bemis Mountain Home for Aged Beagles.” I knew … Continue reading

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Directionless TV


New Year’s Day 2014: “To read more in my free time.” New Year’s Day 2015: “To watch less TV, giving myself infinitely more free time.” (See last year). Watching New Year’s Rockin’ Eve two years in a row, while what my … Continue reading

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Transcendentristry


Normally, my mind wanders for no special reason whatsoever. My favorite roller coaster ride. The perfect way to fix a sentence. What’s on sale at the Rangeley IGA. The next U2 concert tour. Hawaii. What’s not on sale at the … Continue reading

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Reaching out for Robin


This is the story that almost wasn’t. How could I possibly write about Robin? Whatever could I say that someone else hadn’t already said in a better, wiser, more enduring way? Not much, I decided. Not much at all. Then … Continue reading

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Joy overflowing


While I’m never what you’d call a morning person, most days I do rise and shine with a bit more levity and luster than I did after the holidays. Nope, I wasn’t hung over (but good guess) and I didn’t … Continue reading

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