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My teenager, working in a nursing home, relays nursing lore that bad news comes in threes. Is this true? she asks. I love that she thinks I may have this answer. It’s not true. Bad news knows no numerical limits. But … Continue reading

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Storytelling, or What to Learn From a Ten-Year-Old

Smugglers Notch perches high up in Vermont’s Green Mountains, a haven of enormous, tumbled boulders. We hiked up to pristine Sterling Pond, then the children played in the caves at the trail’s origin. On a lichen-covered boulder, high up above … Continue reading

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