Category Archives: Family

Reunions–Granfalloons Done Right

These people I felt so awkward around in high school, back in the early 70s? It turns out I really like them.  I was a late comer to their party. Most of them had been together since kindergarten, but I … Continue reading

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Rafe–Auntie Finn’s Story

Rafe entered the common area of Winter Home, followed by Wilf and Molly. She made a show of unkinking her back and sauntered around the nearest hearths, losing her shadows along the way. Children’s eyes followed her as she moved. … Continue reading

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Rafe–Breaking Warp

This fits in between Frozen River 02 and A Mission. The fire crackled with dry wood and pitch. Rafe sucked the marrow from a bone and leaned back on her bed roll. The sky was hazed, but did not feel … Continue reading

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Rafe–Almost healed.

This comes after Rafe has been dragged home, wounded. This scene takes place as Rafe is sorting her things getting ready to go back to the front. “You promised.” Jenna had never whined in her life, and she didn’t now. … Continue reading

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The Other End of Leaving Home

A high school classmate asked if I would be interested in contributing to a volume of advice and commiseration for parents whose kids were leaving home. Another friend was experiencing a first time departure and Pam, whose kids had already … Continue reading

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