For Alex at 21

February 1, 2010

I thought I heard the whoosh of the school bus door this afternoon. I felt the dogs rise from their eternal rest as I turned from my desk, united in happy anticipation for one half step.

Alex with his arms around Nell

Alex and Nell: With me today as I write

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Gabby February 10, 2010 at 3:44 AM

Lovely…hauntingly so.

admin February 10, 2010 at 12:12 PM

What a nice comment! Thank you.

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