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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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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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The Compass Rose: Thicker Than Water

By Ainslie Jones Uhl
“Let’s have a family Thanksgiving,” I said to my friend Mary, “without any blood relatives.” It was a time a few years ago when I had had my fill of filial histrionics and was fed up with the my-way-or-the-highway holiday hosts. I wanted a tradition without the traditional baggage, a happy feast prepared and shared by all — and lots…
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