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Return Again: Coming Home

“Coming home” won’t always be a pleasant experience immediately, and I didn’t anticipate that truth happening to me.  My feelings when I touched down back in Atlanta, after almost ten months of calling another city and other people “home,” were … Continue reading

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Harbor: There’s No Place Like Home

Those big eyes stare at me from the Facebook posts … Ringo, Bailey, Kyleigh, Anastasia, Constance, Harriet, Ross … the list goes on and on. Big, sad, longing eyes of dogs and cats seeking forever homes, posted by friends on … Continue reading

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Flight: A Safe Place to Land

A friend of mine, with a spacious backyard, has seen a pair of ducks return in the springtime, year after year, to her pool.  She has welcomed them for a long time, and she awaits their arrival annually.  Two years … Continue reading

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Ecology: Belonging

Belonging — Alla Renée Bozarth The small plot of ground on which you were born cannot be expected to stay forever the same. Earth changes, and home becomes different places. You took flesh from clay but the clay did not come … Continue reading

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Birth: at Home

Earlier this week a severe storm raged through this area.  The rolls of thunder shook the walls and windows of my house, as the winds caused the limbs of tall trees in our yard to scrape against the outer walls … Continue reading

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Harvest: The Kitchen Is the Heart of the Home

My husband cultivates a family garden every year. I’ve enjoyed sharing the produce, have eaten a good bit of it, and have frozen what’s easy. Last year, my daughter Aline and her husband were able to purchase a house. This … Continue reading

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