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    We have family friends that refer to James as Turtle Boy. Seven summers ago when I returned to my hometown after a summer spent working falling in love on Jekyll Island, Georgia, I made an…

    July 9, 2013 18 Comments
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    for you.

    Now that dinner napkins have been folding and the last spoonfuls of cranberry sauce saved for leftover sandwiches, some of you might be getting a jump-start on holiday shopping. In hopes of directing your…

    November 27, 2015 2 Comments
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    On Sunday we celebrated Bastille Day with a quick walk to Smith Street where gigantic swaths of the street had been turned into sandy pétanque courts. Pétanque, for those of you who might be…

    July 16, 2013 3 Comments