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GRACE

[Cut wood tree at Longwood Gardens] GRACE grace [grās]  n.  The exercise of love, kindness, mercy, favor, disposition to benefit or serve another, favor bestowed or privilege conferred.   It’s good to know your history, your people, the things that … Continue reading

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Just a Couple of Old People Holding Hands

[photo courtesy of the Estate of Carl Smith] Here is the second installment of journal entries by Carl Smith, nonagenarian, retired Presbyterian minister, father to my friend Bill, who is editing his father’s writings, and husband to a woman, Mary Helen, … Continue reading

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Just a Couple of Old People Holding Hands

[photos courtesy of the Estate of Carl Smith] I’ve spent the last month posting about death and grief and dying probably because my mom died a year ago and I’m still in process. A few months ago, my good friend … Continue reading

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