Tag: pain

  • Embrace One Another

    Embrace One Another

    Her back was turned to me. I couldn't see her face, didn't recognize her voice. She spoke haltingly, in a library voice, next to a sign warning that conversations at the window could not be guaranteed to be private. I could hear only enough to[..]
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  • An Interview with Leon Logothetis: The Kindness Diaries

    An Interview with Leon Logothetis: The Kindness Diaries

    Editor's Note:  When I told friends on Facebook that I was excited to interview someone I was in awe of, people started trying to figure out who it would be: Former President Jimmy Carter? Morgan Freeman? Not one person suggested it would be Leon Logothetis.[..]
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  • On Golden Pond

    On Golden Pond

    Boats were out early on the big water. Bleary-eyed fisherman casting hopeful lines into the silver depths of the Columbia. "That's where my Swede would be," my girlfriend said as I made a right-hand turn onto the bridge connecting Oregon to Washington. She blew a[..]
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  • Holy Dookey

    Holy Dookey

    [caption id="attachment_1442" align="aligncenter" width="414"] Portia on our cross-country trip.[/caption] I'm laid up today. That's southern-speak for hurt. My foot hurts. My ankle hurts. My ribs hurt. My hips hurt. My wrist hurts. Muscles I ain't used probably ever hurt. I am clutching a heating pad as I[..]
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