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trees

I don’t know why The trees grow so tall And I don’t know why I don’t know anything at all But if there were no music Then I would not get through I don’t know why I know these things, … Continue reading

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and then

Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end — the prophet dan wilson We threw the Rudolph costume and our Macy Thanksgiving Day Balloon into Junior, the new car. We staged an impromptu mini-road trip, through the Indian reservation … Continue reading

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life with an artist, part 17

I ask mo if I can send the cat painting. “No,” she says. “It’s not done.” I think I know how parents must feel with their kids. And copy editors with headlines, runners with their distances and poets with words. … Continue reading

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the quotable mo sheppo, part 23

“I accidentally put some coffee in the hummingbird feeder.” Note to self: wear bike helmet when walking to car today.

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the keys to a good marriage, part 8

mo: i look like a dude. me: but you’re an attractive fellow. the key to a good marriage is always knowing just the right thing to say.

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the keys to a good marriage, part 7

I’m standing alone in an empty spot practicing my eulogy. Mo comes walking up and stands next to me, putting her arm around me and gently patting my bottom. I am touched. Then she says, “oh. you didn’t bring your … Continue reading

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she hasn’t changed a bit

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