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Missing the dark

Memory of the Solstice fades. The comfort of those longed-for days of lessening light, increasing night. I love that time of year – but then, I’m one of the lucky ones. With a home, heating, and warm clothes. A plentiful … Continue reading

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Three Winters’ Tales, of Darkness and Light

Part 2 A middling time, of fire and frost The thudding of hoofs echoes through woodland glades. A horn blows, a shout goes up. A deer falls and the huntsmen rejoice with cheers and laughter. The forest that once, in … Continue reading

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Three Winters’ Tales, of Darkness and Light

Part 1: A Time Before Time Once upon a time, an ancient time when there was, as yet, no time, a mighty forest was born. The first small trees seeded and suckered, fruited and grew. Tall and tiny and in-between, … Continue reading

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A Tale of Old Mistress Winter, Part III

MANY thanks to those of you who read and made such kind comments on my 2016 Christmas story, A Tale of Old Mistress Winter. I do indeed, as some of you suggested in comments or to me in person, hope … Continue reading

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