“A Mind Of Winter”

“A Mind Of Winter”

“One must have a mind of winter…” begins Wallace Stevens’ famous poem, “The Snow Man.” That line from Stevens is also the title of an anthology that I reread every winter as I prepare for this quiet, yet powerful, season that begins the new year. For me it is a time...

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Making Connections

Making Connections

He was charming, the man who stopped me on the sidewalk. It was the day of the annual Burnsville Christmas parade, an unseasonably warm and sunny Saturday afternoon. I was standing outside a friend’s shoe store waiting for the parade to begin and wishing I could...

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