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Halfway through my entree I noticed that my lips were beginning to tingle just a bit

“We make friendships not by receiving kindness from others but by conferring it on others.”
Christine Sampson photos

I am a bit surprised by my recent need to get rid of what I just do not need

The barn has been the backdrop to our lives for as long as we can remember

What were we here for if not to help one another, I said, adding that, for me at least, the rest remained a mystery

I tell parents of younger children how soon it will be that their babies will be ready to learn from the world rather than from them

Casting a vote for autumn

Demonstrably idiotic

I was going, I was going, I said — not with unbridled enthusiasm though — in a little bit.