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  When I think of summer, I think of time not passing. I think of the beach and the constancy of one sound that was present before anyone could hear it. I think of  my young lightweight body, darkened, pressing to the warm sand, as fine and white as flour. I think of the waves […]

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When I look at this picture of my sister I remember the day.  We were visiting my uncle, my mother’s brother and his family. They had just moved to this new apartment and my parents were excited to see the new place. My sister was two maybe two and a half years old.  I was […]

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I am reading Listening Is An Act of Love. It’s a collection of stories edited from transcripts of StoryCorps interviews. The StoryCorps self-described mission is to “to provide Americans of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to record, share, and preserve the stories of our lives.” From what I have been experiencing while reading […]

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Do you reach for the familiar when you need comfort? What is it that makes you go back to the place of belonging? What is your place of belonging?  The place that you call home? No, not the physical place, but the place where you feel at home with yourself. When I need comfort I reach for […]

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Why does one of the most important decisions we make in our lives — whom to marry — so frequently lead to pain and disappointment? Dr. Gordon Livingston, psychiatrist, therapist, and bestselling author, talked about relationships and his new book, How to Love. He spoke January 25 at a salon sponsored by the Little Patuxent […]

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