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Autumn is a crow

Autumn is a crow Landing in the birch, causing Golden leaves to fall   (with greetings to Kim) Advertisements

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You say potato, I say Kartoffel

I rescued a broken rain barrel (with a crack at the bottom) from my mother’s compulsive need to discard everything — a compulsion, btw, that is the exact opposite of that of my paternal step-grandfather, who needed to save everything … Continue reading

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The colour burgundy

When my grandmother was a teenager, her only brother went to war. It was World War I and he never returned. When my grandmother was a new mother with two toddlers, men came to her house (the very house I … Continue reading

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