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This photo entitled ‘Hope’ was as a holiday greeting to cherished colleagues and clients this year. But when I took the photo, only a few weeks after the passing of my beloved brother Bill, I didn’t think of the scene as Hope. True, the beauty of the long shadows ensued by the g
An oak leaf frozen in a pond

Lesson of the Leaf

Hello Fellow Readers, If I may share the origin of a memoir underway titled the Lesson of the Leaf. My beloved brother Bill passed away on December 21st.  I was blessed to be able to travel to Florida to be by his side in his last weeks. Several overnights in the hospital and hospice