Posts Tagged with: family

Luck

By Posted in - Life on June 30th, 2019 6 Comments Mother and daughter at slot machines

My parents were hard workers. Day after day they rose early, turned on the radio and made coffee in the silver percolator (my father), set out my breakfast and my bagged lunch (my mother), and …

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The Grandmother Effect

By Posted in - Life on June 2nd, 2019 22 Comments Grandmother

Nearly a year ago, when I was feeling stuck in certain areas of my life, a woman advised me to plant a tree.

“Something’s amiss in your roots,” she said. Maybe so. But I live in …

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Family

By Posted in - Life on November 3rd, 2018 20 Comments

Last month I went home for a visit: a happy occasion, my niece’s wedding. I survived the long flight and dove into familial waters again after an absence of several years. It …

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Roots

By Posted in - Life on August 29th, 2018 8 Comments roots

Recently I spent an afternoon with a woman who had been introduced to me by a mutual friend. She had a naturally tanned face lined like a rural map, bright blue eyes, a long single …

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