Monthly Archives: July 2011

Children and their imaginations: The envy of summer

On this beautiful summer evening, as the sun drops down behind the white pines around 5 o’clock, the two youngest kids on one side of my condo are in the backyard, sliding across one of those water-fed, flat sliders (you … Continue reading

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A letter to Mary Beth MacDonald O’Leary

Dearest Mac, This weekend, your family, your extended family, and a new family came together to celebrate the wedding of your second-born son, Kevin Thomas. His bride, Meaghan Elizabeth Bryan, is a beautiful woman with a bundle of energy that … Continue reading

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Pets in our lives

My new rescued cat, Baby Girl, purred early one morning for me for the first time since I brought her home from the shelter late in June. That’s how I knew she believed she had arrived at her (forgive me), … Continue reading

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