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Moveable Feast: An Occasional Series About Books – 2nd Installment

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In a previous post I wrote, “I like to think of books as a moveable feast, the finest ones residing with and sustaining us our whole lives. For every memorable time in my life there is an equally memorable book, … Continue reading

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My Mother’s Garden

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I miss my mother today.  She has been gone for nearly twenty six years and, though I think of her fairly regularly, I don’t often miss her anymore.  The truth is I don’t have the faintest idea what our relationship … Continue reading

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Where The Children Are Free To Be…

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In 1976 a remarkable woman named Gloria Griffin was the DFL endorsed candidate for U.S. Congress in the Second District here in Minnesota.  She was an artist, a feminist, and an activist.   I didn’t vote for her as I was … Continue reading

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The Great Sow Moon Takes Back the Night

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Once, in a fit of maudlin curiosity, I asked my mother if she had wanted me when I was born. She said no. She said she hadn’t wanted to bring another woman into this world. I understood what she was … Continue reading

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