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So long, old friend

June 16, 2015emily No Comments »

He was perfect. I mean, we could just tell. Even though all we had to go on was a photo online. We just knew. He was huge, for one thing: all legs, really, but with a big barrel chest. And a glossy brown coat to match his beautiful brown eyes. We thought for sure someone […]

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In Memoriam

December 18, 2012emily No Comments »

I was holding the baby on Friday when I saw the news: a gunman in an elementary school. The reports were confused and rushed at that time. Eighteen children dead. Then twenty. Then reports of fallen teachers. I held Henry tighter. The news coming out of Connecticut was incomprehensible. Children targeted– babies, really, not that […]

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Ode to a cold snap

January 15, 2010emily No Comments »

Wait, oh wintry cold! How I long for you to stay Why retreat so soon?

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