Monthly Archives: December 2013

Kisses are the oldest magic

Ramona was rudely waken in the middle of the night by a tremendous sneeze. It was the sort of sneeze that makes it hard for a house to continue to stand, and Ramona’s house actually shook so hard from the vibration of the sneeze that … Read more

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Marriage is what brings us together today

I was ready for my own sadness; my dog had been old for a long time. But I was wholly unprepared for Mary’s grief. And so I was surprised to be talking to her and find her sobbing. Or walk into a room and there … Read more

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This story has feet

G and I have a cast of characters we feature in hand-made stories when we go for long walks, on car trips, over breakfast. If there’s space and time, we make stories. His are stream-of-consciousness and feature a lot of clever, deeply random jokes. Mine … Read more

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The end is here

Mary kept getting up in the night to try to help Latte stand. The dog had slipped under the bed, and couldn’t right herself. Her back legs haven’t worked properly for months now, but the weakness in her shoulders is new. And she no longer … Read more

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