Category Archives: Assumption


All day, Milly sits by the front door: a guard, a familiar face, a door-stopper. My daughter saw her in a shop and couldn’t resist buying her for us. She is so much like our old Milly, the cat who … Continue reading

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A Short Life and an Everlasting Mark

On a recent early morning radio program I heard an interesting discussion. It was about the modern custom of photographing people after they’d died. Some listeners approved, while others maintained it was intrusive. Many photos were of stillborn babies. One caller told how her small daughter delighted to look … Continue reading

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Everyday Things

I stepped out of bed and crossed the room. I wouldn’t disturb Maurie by using the lights in the hallway. My path was lit by the small glows from the alarm clock, the cordless phone, the smoke detector and the unexpected … Continue reading

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