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Hello!

I’m imagining you. You walk past as I water my front flowerbeds and we wave. You check the time as we both stand in a long line at the grocery store. You sit in front of me in church. I’m at my table in the coffee shop and you’re at yours.

We may smile politely and move on with our separate lives. Or one of us may speak, a simple invitation to conversation, and the words flow between us.

Here the adventure begins. When we meet someone new, we never know where it might lead.

I’ve been married for over thirty years and have two twenty-something kids. We live in stunning Colorado at the foot of the Rockies, where the day lilies in my back yard grow as tall as I am. (No short jokes, please.)

Not every piece of my life is pretty, though. Some
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Olivia Newport Hi - thanks for your enthusiasm for the series. Sadly, it's only three books! But it is fun to imagine what became of everyone, isn't it?
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Olivia Newport I do something else for a few minutes, which usually clears my brain. A walk, a bit of housework, pull a few weeds--I usually just need to get up and…moreI do something else for a few minutes, which usually clears my brain. A walk, a bit of housework, pull a few weeds--I usually just need to get up and move for a while and I'm ready to go back to work. (less)
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