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Prose, water, Books

It is dawn, and it is snowing again.

by Kristen Taylor

New york — This weekend I slipped on some ice near my apartment. I sat there for a moment, looking at the glamorous hiking boots I’ve been wearing since mid-January to skate the unshoveled sidewalks, thinking that if ever there was a moment for a charming stranger to offer an assist to this former Sugar Plum Fairy, this was that moment. No one appeared, of course, and so I hoisted up my groceries and went h...

summer, childhood, water

Summer Fingers

by John McAlester

Barrington — The thing that I love to do the most is to get right down on my knees, spread my fingertips apart and stick them into the grass just above the ground. Rush my fingers in between the weave of roots and...

Sun, water, Weather

Sun, water and not Spain 1

by Steve Dearden

Sheffield — I am usually in Spain this time of year, south of Valencia in a town among the oranges, and though the sea is still too cold to swim there is none of the badly designed weather we have here in the UK....

Travel, water

International bathing.

by Lia Pas

Tulum — When in Mexico at a rustic hotel, the shower is an attempt to recreate a type of waterfall. This much can be assumed from the stonework and choice between a trickle and a full stream of water from the...

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