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Memorial Day Weekend

I read in the Times today that you’re not supposed to ask a working person what their summer plans are because you’ll make them feel bad, especially if you’re headed off to your summer home in the Hamptons or the … Continue reading

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Slow time

Memorial Day weekend: time slows down. There’s time for reading, for gardening, for catching up on Lost; time for the college graduation fireworks and the small-town band. On these three days we have world enough, and time.

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Memorial Day Weekend: Grass, sun and shadows

I would make up games for our little gang of neighborhood kids; one was called fox and rabbits. You’d think the point of it would be for the fox to catch the rabbits, but all I remember about it is … Continue reading

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