On Turning Four

In the end, it finally all seems to have been a dream. Only the things written down have any gravity to them. The other things are ready to disappear.  -James Salter I launched my first blog post four years ago today. The summer of miracles—that’s how I will always remember it—the summer my mother’s death sentence got turned on its side. Astonishingly, that summer, she rocketed out of her sick bed and for a time, jumped right back into living her life. It felt right to me then to pay homage to her here, to share pieces of her...

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