Monthly Archives: September 2012

Cold and Dark

Dread. At Lisai’s Market both customers and those behind the counters agreed: the days are rapidly getting shorter and we don’t like it. If we are waking before sunrise, can the rock-hard dark days of winter be far behind? Out … Continue reading

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The Practical Tutor III

I got this idea when I visited Christy Bradley’s home this summer. To keep track of her sons’ assignments, she meets individually with them one evening each week to break up their work for the next four days.  I do … Continue reading

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Life Behind Walls of Glass

Most of my day, a dirty window filters the world. I view life through the car window, through a smudged mirror, through a computer screen. I see through glass, darkly.  Whenever I can I ride with my window down to … Continue reading

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