Author Archives: Marilyn

About Marilyn

Reading, thinking, listening, writing and talking about faith, creativity, ESL for refugees, grief and finding the story in a story. Student of Spanish. Foe of procrastination. Cheez-it fan. People person with hermit tendencies or vice-versa. Thank you so much for reading.

Update on the Refugees in My Sphere

Class numbers dwindle, volunteer numbers grow. Continue reading

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People are questioning the trustworthiness, both of decades-old memories and those who, having kept silent so long, suddenly feel the need to speak up. Continue reading

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Reading on the Porch in the Evening

ON THE PORCH tonight, I read until I lost the light, angling the book in different ways to get in one more page, to reach for the end of another chapter. I’ll finish the book tomorrow. I could go inside … Continue reading

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