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Onward, upward, backward, homeward

Get back to where you once belonged — The Beatles You can’t go home again      — Thomas Wolfe The Beatles had more memorable lyrics — “Ob-la-di, ob-la-da” notwithstanding — but Thomas Wolfe (and here we mean the “Look Homeward Angel” one, not…

Roadside Encounters: Betty

Name: Betty Breed: Boston terrier Age: 14 years Encountered: At Heart of Gold, a jewelry store in Winston-Salem, N.C. Backstory: Ace and I were sitting outside a coffee shop when suddenly I felt my seat start moving. I’d looped Ace’s leash…

Night at the museum

In our final days in Baltimore, Ace and I shifted from a house that was empty to one that was very full – of art, and art supplies, and things that, in the homeowner/artist’s view, could, with a little work…