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To Emma Segal, by Susan Shapiro

(As Michael Perkins and I walked and wrote Walking Woodstock, we found uncanny parallels in our lives. Surely the saddest was the deaths, weeks apart, of his sister, Linda Gabriel, and my former wife, Emma Segal, both of whom we … Continue reading

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“Peonies” by Debbie Millman

(The Phoenicia Pharmacy window, an eclectic gallery that ranges from a Three Stooges photo to a forgotten film developing sign, displays a chalkboard filled with hand-chalked print that begins, “When I was a little girl, visiting my father’s pharmacy was … Continue reading

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That City/Country High

From the late 1980s well into the 1990s, I led a bifurcated life: my career, my marriage, and my social life anchored in Hoboken, then Manhattan; my romantic spirit given to weekend day hikes in the Hudson Highlands reached by … Continue reading

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