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The Beauty of Solitude
Every morning before he leaves for work, my husband kisses me good-bye and asks, “are you going to be okay by yourself?”
And I realize why he worries about me. I’m by nature gregarious and outgoing.
For more than a decade, I have been part of a vibrant elementary school environment. Noise, laughter, chatter and talking had been a part of my life. I had enjoyed interacting with little ones as well as dedicated teachers. There had been celebrations, luncheons and staff parties to attend.
But for the past few months I have been leading another kind of life, one of solitude. Writing is a lonely business but I’m never alone. Right now my universe is populated by a sweet Indian girl and the man of her dreams, a village barber with a deadly razor and a poor teenager who is lost between two…
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