Monthly Archives: July 2013

How do you go on living when your whole life has been one big lie?

Once, a long time ago, Grace Benedict had friends. Good friends. In college she and her roommates Tess, Lovey, and Liz, had been inseparable. And even though life has taken them in different directions, they’ve stayed in touch. For thirty … Continue reading

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Living in the Borderlands

Why is it that the older I get, the less I know as absolute certainty? I used to be sure of everything. Sure that I knew the proper things to think and believe and do.  Sure of myself, my abilities, … Continue reading

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Truth, Justice, and the American Way

My partner Pam and I went to see Man of Steel yesterday. I wish we hadn’t. The iconic hero Superman is a part of every Baby Boomer’s history. George Reeves making his cheesy entrance flying through windows, or dashing into a … Continue reading

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A Prayer for Authenticity

For most of my life, I have lived inside my head. I’m a thinker, a creator, an idea person. It’s a blessing and a curse. In my imagination, I can move through time and space, have conversations with brilliant people … Continue reading

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