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Eloquence of Laura Marling by Leah C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer just listen: Blues Run the Game Happy new year. Read on »
Eloquence of Menotti by Leah C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer The Adoration In the kitchen this morning, making a chocolate cream pie and listening to Amahl, I felt a sob rise up from nowhere and break through. It's a fine thing to c ... Read on »
Eloquence of the Dog's Morning Excretion in Thirty Two Degrees (and Thirty Two Words) by Leah C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer It steams on the stiff sedgeas if to tell howmoments earlierit'd been onewith the dog and now,transferring its heatin wisps, is becomingone with the ground. Photo: Bill Sc ... Read on »
Eloquence of a Bump on the Head by Leah C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer A crowded bookshop-cafe, a harried white female Cantabrigian of about forty, wearing hipster glasses and a fitted leather jacket. With a clipped, "Excuse me," she doesn't qu ... Read on »
Eloquence of the Unintended Pun by Leah C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I make the distinctiona pun-on-purpose being too broad and self-congratulatory to be truly funny, whereas the unintended pun, the serendipitous doubling one catches only af ... Read on »
Eloquence of Valor by Leah C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer The It Gets Better Project was created by the columnist Dan Savage in September 2010. Prompted by the September 9 suicide of a 15-year-old boy, one of at least seven childre ... Read on »
Eloquence of Wilma Mankiller by Leah C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Wilma Mankiller, the first female chief of the Cherokee Nation, died early last spring. Shortly after, Fresh Air rebroadcast a 1993 interview she'd given Terry Gross. This p ... Read on »
Eloquence of a Small Girl's Frock by Leah C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer In my idiosyncratic lexiconA dress slides over the body and drapes it closely, meldingly; it deciphers, spells the figure within. Frock, a stiffer word, is a thing apart; i ... Read on »
Eloquence of the Dog's Mouth by Leah C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer 1. Strolling down the sidewalk, he comes across a bruised apple and picks it up. He holds it in his jaws without biting as we continue a hundred, two hundred yards, then se ... Read on »
Eloquence of a Medical Abstract by Leah C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer My mother sends the following abstract of an article. She says it sums up her feelings quite well. The bold italics are hers. Living with suffering as voiced by Thai ... Read on »
Eloquence of the Lost and Found by Leah C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer This post signals a new little experiment in this space. Four years ago I began writing here -- mostly, in the early postings, either directly or indirectly about my mo ... Read on »
Flight Path by Leah C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer  in memorium B.C. More than twenty years ago my mother told me a story about a long airplane ride, perhaps across the North American continent, perhaps across the Atlan ... Read on »
The Ask by Leah C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer A few days ago someone dear to me emailed a topic idea for my next blog posting"How about the bittersweet end of school and beginning of summer...just a thought...or maybe y ... Read on »
No More, No Less by Leah C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer It's noisy as I write this. The day is sharply bright, the sun ricocheting off surfaces like bullets. It looks like it should have a sound effect: ping, ping, but even if i ... Read on »
Schooled/Fooled by Leah C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Last night I went to a meeting for parents of children who will enter high school in the fall. We picked up color-coded packets of information, filed into the cavernous, sag ... Read on »
Honeymoon by Leah C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer The babysitter's ring had a stone shaped like half a little grape. She said it was an opal, said there were two kinds of opal, fiery, like her ring, and milk-white, like her ... Read on »
Tall as the Tasman Sea by Leah C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Five years ago I bought a world map for our kitchen. I wanted the children to grow up with an idea of our size and place in the world and, more than that, with some graphic, ... Read on »
A Sense of Usefulness by Leah C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer This just in: Hi Le, The nicest bug moved into the upstairs bathroom a few days ago. It's not a roach and it's not a cricket and I don't know what it ... Read on »
A Trip to the Museum by Leah C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Yesterday I served as parent chaperone on a fourth grade field trip - a sentence that strikes me as having a quaint, even archaic ring. Perhaps this is partly because th ... Read on »