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Learning to Walk

Learning to Walk

There’s a well-known, time-honored adage, “You’ve got to crawl before you can walk.” I believed it, too—until my granddaughter, Rory, taught me differently. Early on, Rory was a talker, and enjoyed intricate tasks with her hands. However, she didn’t seem the least bit interested in walking by

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Piece of Work

    What a piece of work is a man! How noble in reason, how infinite in faculty! In form and moving how express and admirable! In action how like an angel, in apprehension how like a god! William Shakespeare, Hamlet, II.ii   The human body is,

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A Haven in the Storm

A Haven in the Storm

    “Sunset and evening star, And one clear call for me! And may there be no moaning of the bar, When I put out to sea”                                                              Alfred Lord Tennyson     In early 19th century Europe, hospice was a rest house for travelers. Today,

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