Expecting a miracle

Every morning, as I swing my feet out from under the blanket and prepare to begin my day, I say to Melvin, "Boo Boo, something amazingly awesome is going to happen today." Or I say, "Something awesomely amazing." Sometimes I say both. Melvin thinks I mean I'm going to feed him, give him treats, and …

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Thinking of Mary

Yesterday when I passed exit 100 off of Interstate 29, halfway between Fargo and Grand Forks, I remembered why I often think of Mary there. I had forgotten why, and I had also forgotten her last name. The exit is for Mayville, a town I visited at least once in my life, and a smaller …

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