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Tag Archives: memoir

  1. Hello and Goodbye.. for now.

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    December 31, 2017 by Paula Reed Nancarrow

    When I was a young mother and a clergy wife, because the season was so very busy, I used to …
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  2. The Making of a Liar

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    December 11, 2016 by Paula Reed Nancarrow

    I am on the phone with my parents, who live one thousand and sixty-seven miles away in upstate New York. …
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  3. The Caregiver

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    August 21, 2016 by Paula Reed Nancarrow

    “Did I plug a cord into the charger for water?” my father asked. It was the weekend before Mother’s Day. …
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  4. 4 Reasons You Should Stop Blogging (Or At Least Slow Down)

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    July 31, 2016 by Paula Reed Nancarrow

    Writing has always been my way of making meaning out of experience. There are many advantages to the practice. It …
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  5. Milestones and Millstones

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    June 26, 2016 by Paula Reed Nancarrow

    My father took an early retirement, at 55. My mother, four years younger, taught her third grade class for nine …
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  6. Moving On

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    May 22, 2016 by Paula Reed Nancarrow

    Bless me Father, for I have sinned. It has been a month since my last blog post. Actually, a few …
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  7. Atlantis Rising

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    April 10, 2016 by Paula Reed Nancarrow

    A couple of posts ago, when discussing Plato’s notion of contentment, I brought up the Lost Continent of Atlantis. Actually …
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  8. Lost in Transfiguration

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    February 14, 2016 by Paula Reed Nancarrow

    I went to church last week. I call myself a Buddhist by practice and a Christian by culture, but I …
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  9. Opening Up for the Holidays

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    December 27, 2015 by Paula Reed Nancarrow

    Christmas was cold and dry this year, with icy sidewalks. But the day after we woke to several inches of …
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  10. Speak, Memory: Nabakov and 49 other Authors on What It Is to Remember

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    August 23, 2015 by Paula Reed Nancarrow

    My daughter Maggie got me Vladimir Nabokov’s Speak, Memory one year for Christmas; it seems a fitting title for this …
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