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Recipe for Numbered Days

Recipe for Numbered Days

Wake early. Make coffee. Notice the sunlight warming your shoulders through the kitchen window. Choose one album whose story you can follow as you putter: cook, start laundry, find a million dirty cups. Press play. Feel your shoulders, hips, stockinged feet begin to move. Pull your snarled hair up and secure. Smile at your reflection … Continue reading

Storm Envy

Storm Envy

I am jealous of the disaster-level snowstorm that is now descending upon the mid-Atlantic. I, of course, know that big storms bring big problems, and that people and structures are put in danger because of these storms. I don’t wish that upon anyone. What I am jealous of is the stop-everything-gather-food-and-family-and-do-not-leave-home imperative. You see, I … Continue reading