Category Archives: Changes

Swim Test

The day I took my swimming test, it was cool and overcast. I had followed directions and wore the clothes I would have worn if we were going out on the water. Rather than toss me from a boat, I … Continue reading

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Fine Art

I tiptoe down polished pine stairs that end in the corner of an expansive room. Bright fog light floods the narrow stripes of spruce flooring and grayish green wainscoting. Bookshelves hug the windows of a reading alcove and punctuate the … Continue reading

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Changes

I open the dishwasher. Warm steam pushes into the room, momentarily fogging my glasses. I methodically pull out the bottom drawer and reach for a large plate. Then I freeze, my hand midair. Why the large plates? Why not put … Continue reading

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