Monthly Archives: December 2014

One dark night long ago…

…Santa Claus woke me up. I’m serious. I was seven or eight years old, and we were in our new house, the one where I’d spend the rest of my childhood. I felt a hand on my shoulder, gently shaking … Continue reading

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Observations from a happy marriage

I don’t know much about how to make a happy marriage. All I know is how to make my marriage happy, you know what I mean? But today is my 23rd wedding anniversary to McIrish, and we are very happy, … Continue reading

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Sophie

Until I became an author, I rarely had a professional manicure. I had my nails done for my wedding, I think. Otherwise, nah. I’m a Yankee! I garden. I had little kids and had to wash hands constantly. What’s the … Continue reading

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