Category Archives: Family


Yesterday was a rare December day. People left their coats and sweaters at home and smiled at strangers. Under a blue sky the warm sun dimmed Christmas lights to mere pinpricks. We attended a memorial service for a friend in … Continue reading

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Time for a (short) breath

Another year is racing to its close. The breathless stress of Thanksgiving turkey – will it be cooked? – overdone? – pink in the middle? – is successfully behind us. Just in time to draw breath and start all over again … Continue reading

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My friend

25 October , 2016 Today I lost a friend. Actually, I’d been losing her for two or three years but hoped that by metaphorically holding her hand she would wait until we could wander off together but she was always … Continue reading

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It is with deep sadness that we say farewell to two of our cousins, brutally taken in a car crash. Tom Carlaw Forrester and his wife, Christine Hamilton Lowery, were each extremely talented people in many fields. Retirement for them was … Continue reading

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