Monthly Archives: May 2010

Remembering Hudson Chaney

So many people were praying for Hudson yesterday, her last day on this earth, and for her parents Ed and Mandy. Hudson is gone now and the prayers and love keep pouring in. A memorial service will be held in … Continue reading

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A Candle for Hudson

My friend Ed Chaney and his wife Mandy Hitchcock are spending their last hours with their small daughter Hudson. A healthy girl earlier this month, Hudson contracted meningitis. Nothing the health professionals in DC did could stem the infection. This … Continue reading

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Mother’s Irises

The irises in my garden were blooming vigorously last Sunday when I left for a week of writing at the beach. I captured the tall pale yellow bearded ones with my camera, for fear that they would finish blooming before … Continue reading

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Writing at the Beach

After three quiet cloudy days of mostly being inside and writing, the sun has come out and it is gorgeous. Warm sun, gentle breeze. It’s perfect at the North Carolina coast. I’m here for the week at Pelican House at … Continue reading

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Crashing Through

Someone got sort of crazy on Saturday night and heaved a pot at the front windows of my office building. Blinds and shelving prevented the large flowerpot from making all the way through the building. It got stuck half way, … Continue reading

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Carrie Newcomer

I was supposed to be at a Carrie Newcomer concert in Carrboro this evening, but Carrie is sick.  She’s seeking medical care in Winston Salem.  I hope she gets better very soon.  She is such a wonderful singer, songwriter, and … Continue reading

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