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I love to connect with my readers, and in my monthly newsletter, I share my thoughts, updates about events, a discussion of what I've been reading, stories from life in Connecticut, and much more. Feel free to browse my past newsletters and stop by at the beginning of each month to read my latest note to you.

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I made this mask from bell-bottom slacks that I tailored. (Photograph by my granddaughter Cooper.)

October 2020

10/1/2020

The sweet song of September lingers in my heart as we move forward. “Onward and upward.” To embrace fall and October’s opportunities, we need to prepare for winter.

When we are in harmony with our immediate surroundings, we are most alive. How we feel as we quietly ritualize our activities is the key to our sense of well-being. I want to be prepared in order to live fully under the circumstances of the pandemic.

Because you and I are traveling in the same boat on this journey, my soul is bursting with memories I want to share with you. I’ve never been more intimately aware just how tenderly attached I am to our cottage. Thirty-two years ago, Peter and I were visiting friends who lived in Stonington; it was the weekend of our daughter Alexandra’s graduation from Connecticut College. An unexpected flash rainstorm interrupted the outdoor commencement ...

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December 2002

12/1/2002

I hope your heart is full of Thanksgiving cheer and you feel that you have abundant blessings in your life.

Peter and I count you as healers and friends. The outpouring of loving energy continues to uplift us, inspire us and is working magically. Thanks to a wonderful and talented ...

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November 2002

11/1/2002

Can you imagine how much the following letter warmed my heart, especially under these difficult circumstances? As our lives have been suddenly confined to a few rooms in our New York apartment because of Peter’s injury, we’re acutely aware how precious life is, how important it is to ...

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October 2002

10/1/2002


Peter and I enjoyed some peaceful happy days at the cottage in September, savoring sparkling sunny days with low humidity. The sunsets were awesome in their spectacular colors. As sky meets water when the sun touches down, we experience a miraculous sight, a promise of nature's continuity. Fall is ...

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September 2002

9/1/2002

I think of this month as a time of new beginnings, being given a clean, clear fresh start. As children go back to school, we go back to work, inspired by time shared with family and friends, grateful for time in the garden, at the beach, on the water and ...

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I love to connect with my readers, and in my monthly newsletter, I share my thoughts, updates about events, a discussion of what I've been reading, stories from life in Connecticut, and much more. Feel free to browse my past newsletters and stop by at the beginning of each month to read my latest note to you.