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Chosen Isn’t So Special if You Are a Turkey

My kids used to say I should write a how-to-hide-the-turkey-recipe book. We ate a lot of turkey when we lived in Italy. Affordable and easily available, I disguised wings, thighs and breast, every possible way. But turkey, as often as it showed up at our house, didn’t come whole.   My butcher lady got used […]

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Measure Your Heart of Thanksgiving

“We will be measuring your daughter for a wheel chair at 3:00 this afternoon,” the nurse told me with a cheerful smile on her face.  Befuddled images traced vellum pages on my mind.  A bridal shop. A pencil line on the kitchen door frame.  Stepping paces at a freezing high school track meet. I treasured […]

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