Our Big Bad Beautiful Brains

When I was fresh out of college and newly married, I took a job in an elementary classroom for “emotionally disturbed” children.  My co-teacher was a big black guy named Al Kelly.  He could scare the pants right off some … Continue reading

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Is it true?

In my last post I said that I wanted to add this little bit of autobiographical fiction to give more depth to my post.  Here it is.  When I started writing these little “Evida” stories, I was playing with combining … Continue reading

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Seasons of the Soul

In the days following the Chrysalis Retreat I moved into the hot job of processing this summer’s bounty.  I went again and again to the garden and filled jars with boiling hot soups—chili, curry vegetable, mystery vegetable—and pickles.  The beautiful … Continue reading

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