Monthly Archives: July 2012

Waiting for the Dawn

Missy let out a whoop from the window seat. Another bad guy DOWN! “Wow!” Heather called out from the laundry room, laughing as the echoing cheer reached her. It might have reached Berthoud, now that I think about it. Right … Continue reading

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Precious Memory

I sometimes joke that I’m paid to be a 24-hour expert. Learn a topic, sum it up, then move on to the next one. This time, I’m not getting paid. And I’m hoping to hold on to this subject for … Continue reading

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Speaking Ill

I’ve used this space many times to take a breath and reflect. This time, it’s just good to be able to breathe. That’s right. For the whole week surrounding the Fourth, Casa Rochat was officially the House O’ Plague. At … Continue reading

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Brought Fourth in Silence

I’ve never known a quieter Fourth. No shells bursting in the sky. No firecrackers raising the hackles of our dog. Just a night where the occasional rattle and bang and boom was occasional indeed, brief ripples in a sea of … Continue reading

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