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For I Was Hungry and You Fed Me Chick-fil-A

January is a liminal space. It’s cold and dark and so very calm compared to¬†all the chaos of late November and December – it’s the perfect time to be quiet, to both reflect and anticipate, to look back and look … Continue reading

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Sundowners

Dispatches from the ICU It’s been a long, long, long week.¬†Everyone’s exhausted. I am coping in the ways that I know how, by trying to find the humor and taking notes. Dad has had a string of incoherent days and … Continue reading

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J’attends patiemment

Dispatches from the ICU My dad is in the cardiac intensive care unit following two heart attacks and a triple bypass. The first heart attack was mild and, they say, with time and healing the effects of the second heart … Continue reading

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