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Sometimes even in the springtime hope is hard to find

A woman from our neighbourhood died. For ten years our families have shared an unremarkable friendship, really. We chatted in the doorway at birthday parties, arranged play dates, and exchanged stories about our kids. There was no drama, no intensity, … Continue reading

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Look down, look waaaaaay down

The sunshine is beautiful just now, and warmer temperatures all of a sudden have everybody outside. On Saturday afternoon, I saw kids on bicycles and parents pushing strollers.  After a long winter and a snowy month of March, we’re all desperately ready for spring. Our … Continue reading

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