Category Archives: relationship

Late Gifts are Often Perfectly Timed

MORE winter accessories for the refugees arrived a few weeks ago. One of the boxes was sent by a West Virginia teen who spread word of the need among family and friends. She received many contributions, all BRAND NEW. I … Continue reading

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One Thing I Would Have Changed

Dear Barb, Today in English class, I told the story about you having straight hair and me having curly and both of us wishing we had the other, and about the Saturday I gave you a perm and you put … Continue reading

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Snippets from ESL Class

When the young mother from Syria learns the word ‘scarf’ becomes ‘scarves’ when made plural, it’s like she’s discovered gold, she’s so delighted. This small thing. It turned colder on Monday. I took the last of the collected scarves, gloves, … Continue reading

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