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Farewell, Our Lovely

Diann Blakely (1957-2014) was for twenty years a steady and valuable supporter of and contributor to Shenandoah. When she passed in August, her loss was no less shocking for the fact that she had been ill for some time. Although … Continue reading

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How often I’ve heard the phrase “with a heavy heart” as a place-keeper while someone seeks fresher words to express grief and the plea for comfort.  I usually flinch when I hear the phrase, yet right now its drumbeat seems … Continue reading

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