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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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Emotional Health

The Compass Rose: Living Incognito

By Ainslie Jones Uhl
One of the more surprising perks of our relocation from North Carolina to California has been the thrill of complete anonymity. I did not think I would ever see this as a benefit, but now that I have gotten past the loneliness, I luxuriate in obscurity. I can take my morning walk without putting on lip gloss or even combing…
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