Category Archives: Object Lessons

The Old House — {An Object Lesson}

It was a sad, tired house.  It stood at the entrance of our subdivision, but I never used it as a reference point.  It was too unseemly–the windows covered in plastic, the garage door broken in places, the yard always … Continue reading

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Cleaning Out and Storing Up

Spaces are needful things.  Margins.  Breathing room.  Anna and I gaze at the words on her page, tracing the lines, looking at the spaces between symbols.  Callow calligraphy.  She needs the spaces. The children are growing and it seems more … Continue reading

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