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Effie’s Walnuts

The September late afternoon sun streamed through a leafy canopy arching over the cracked and patched asphalt street as through skylights in the nave of a deciduous cathedral. Blue was leaking out of the leaves, infusing the sky, and curling … Continue reading

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Blogging Kansas City

Blogging Kansas City                 I ran a rare errand into Kansas City today. Down to the Westport neighborhood—a neighborhood which was once an independent town in its own right—which launched a thousand ships across a sea of prairie grasses, wheeled … Continue reading

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The Widow’s House

The Widow next door is gone. To be sure, she was always somewhat reclusive. From the time I first moved into this little house on a side street in the historic Old Town section of this small Midwestern city, I … Continue reading

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