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Janjay – A Story About Water

This year I joined the Board of the Global Water Alliance in Philadelphia and have gotten to see first hand just how extensive a reach the GWA has.  So many of our GWA partners are writers, educators, academics, and leaders … Continue reading

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On Wills and Things

On Wills and Things (Please and Thank You – Redux) When my father died after a protracted illness, we prepared a living will for my mother. We went to a lawyer who asked her the questions I couldn’t. It’s true … Continue reading

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Please and Thank You

Please and Thank You On the summer solstice, the longest, brightest, most sun-festy day of the year, I honored one of my mother’s dying wishes and planted her beneath a flowering bush, a crape myrtle, to be precise. My mom … Continue reading

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