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The Family Language

I was paging through my great-grandmother’s Bible when a treasure fell into my lap. On a small scrap of paper, in a young child’s handwriting, were the words, “Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of … Continue reading

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The Canary

Amelia Earhart purchased her first plane, a bright yellow Kinner Airster, at the age of twenty -four. Earhart named the two-seater biplane “Canary” and used it to set her first women’s records by flying at an altitude of 14,000 feet. … Continue reading

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Democracy

The thing about democracy, beloveds is that it is not neat, orderly, or quiet. It requires a certain relish for confusion. – Molly Ivins Positively Purging-I welcome your feedbacks in the comments and your likes and passing the real life … Continue reading

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Stupidity

I am patient with stupidity but not with those who are proud of it.- Dame Edith Sitwell Positively Purging-I welcome your feedbacks in the comments and your likes and passing the real life wisdom on to others as I embark … Continue reading

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Hidden Treasure

I didn’t. What I found instead were files upon files of other letters, manuscripts, notebooks, diaries, photos, tax returns, invitations to long defunct nightclubs, and bright lipstick pucker-prints on bar napkins. I sat on the warm attic boards that smelled … Continue reading

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