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The Imperfect Tree

Originally posted on 31 Croft Road:
? ? The long, grainey drive stretched narrowly about an eighth of a mile from  County Rd A splitting the homestead.   The barn with attending milk shed sat on the north side, long used…

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The Imperfect Tree

    The long, grainey drive stretched narrowly about an eighth of a mile from  County Rd A splitting the homestead.   The barn with attending milk shed sat on the north side, long used stanchions now quiet with the … Continue reading

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The Bench

Originally posted on 31 Croft Road:
13th hole Hialeah, Turf Valley MD. The golf cart slowed to a stop.  From the passenger side a man in a flowered print shirt pulled his legs from the floor and placed them gingerly on…

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The Bench

13th hole Hialeah, Turf Valley MD. The golf cart slowed to a stop.  From the passenger side a man in a flowered print shirt pulled his legs from the floor and placed them gingerly on the hot blacktop.  His companion … Continue reading

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Collars of love

       The little red Ford was ‘down.’  After 300,000+ miles and several sets of tires she had expired, her interior lights glowing off months earlier.       It takes time for a sense of history to develop.   Cecilia … Continue reading

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The Walk

   It grew cold.  The northwest wind helped.  She reached up with her left hand and pulled her stocking hat lower, wiped her nose quickly with the mitten hand, tucked her chin and kept walking.  Counter clockwise.  The universal direction mostly taken when repeating … Continue reading

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The Walk

   It grew cold.  The northwest wind helped.  She reached up with her left hand and pulled her stocking hat lower, wiped her nose quickly with the mittened hand, tucked chin to her neck and kept walking.  Counter clockwise.  The universal direction … Continue reading

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