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For the Thanksgiving holiday, I took my children and my husband back East.  For months leading up to the journey, I swooned to my son and daughter about riding the big airplane and flying into New

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My husband and I have been married almost forty-two years. Mostly, it's been peaceful.

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My dad, a high school science teacher, formally introduced me to the concept of east when I was nine.

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North, West, or North by Northwest

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Cartwheels

You can haul yourself out of the south, but it will follow in your bones. Forever.

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In the Lap of the Gods

Competitive speed skaters make it look so easy when they write a book.

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I used to think East

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Where does your own compass point?

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I spent a few months in Maine in 1987, but I never returned, and it's all their fault. I'm not sure I could ever find my way home again.