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Books

Final Installment, Big Change Chronicles: An Amaryllis of Peace

By Agnes Krup
Late November On a Tuesday night, a couple of weeks after having moved into our new apartment, I found myself taking a swig from a wine bottle while balancing atop my three-step-ladder. Bits of cork got stuck between my teeth. As far as I could tell, this was The Pits, no matter that I was elevated by a few feet…
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Lifestyle

Final Installment Big Change Chronicles: Some Peace

By Agnes Krup
Late November On a Tuesday night, a couple of weeks after having moved into our new apartment, I found myself taking a swig from a wine bottle while balancing atop my three-step-ladder. Bits of cork got stuck between my teeth. As far as I could tell, this was The Pits, no matter that I was elevated by a few feet…
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Books · Lifestyle

Big Change Chronicles, Part 2

By Agnes Krup
Late October, 2009 On a Wednesday evening in late October, my ten-year-old daughter and I rolled a suitcase across the park that is Cadman Plaza in Brooklyn Heights, New York. It was a lovely fall evening, balmy and a bit misty;  my child made a game out of hopping from fallen leaf to fallen leaf, without touching the asphalt path.…
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Food & Drink · Lifestyle

For Earth Day, a Bunch of Parsley

By Agnes Krup
by Agnes Krup Lately, I have tried to be less wasteful. This has not been easy, because – not to brag – it’s probably fair to say that nothing much is being wasted in my house to begin with. Shoes get reheeled, buttons sewn back on, socks darned (okay, only favorite socks). We recycle whatever we can, turn off the…
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Essay – Slipping Through My Fingers, or, ABBA Revisited

By Agnes Krup
By Agnes Krup “What would you like to listen to?” I asked my daughter after we had threaded our rental car into the heavy traffic on the Brooklyn-Queens-Expressway. “ABBA,” she said without hesitation. “And I won’t listen to any of your other music the whole trip, Mama.” What a difference a year makes. Last year August on same trip, the…
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