Monthly Archives: June 2014

Dialogue with Zoe: A Literary Critic in the Making

  After watching the movie Tangled several times, Zoe told me that she’d love to have the book.  I found it for $2.99 on Amazon and bought it that evening. I told her that the book would arrive in a box … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Heart

Sophie and I arrived in Buenos Aires on January 20 at dawn.  I was awake during the eight-hour flight from Miami.  I held her all night as I watched her sleep, thinking that she was turning two-months old on her … Continue reading

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About Leaving Home – Or Not

I was 19 years old when I first had a bedroom to myself, since I had always shared it with my younger sister Cecilia. When my parents moved to a bigger apartment with an additional bedroom, the negotiations between Cecilia … Continue reading

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Dialogue with Zoe: Why, Why, Why

A couple of recent dialogues… 1. Reading Zoe’s all-time Bible favorite, David and Goliath. – Mommy, Goliath wasn’t nice. – No, he wasn’t. – Did he have parents? – Hmmm… yes, I’m sure he did. Why? – Because I think we … Continue reading

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