Life can change on a dime

In these dark times, when violence floods our universe, and the world can sometimes seem destined for demise, I try to live by one person's example

By SASKIA SWENSON MOSS
December 18, 2018 15:51
Life can change on a dime

The writer in Berkeley in the 1990s. (photo credit: SASKIA SWENSON MOSS)

 
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Life can change on a dime. I am not even sure where that phrase comes from, or how the lucky dime gets to be the medium of human transformation. But I do know that sometimes, defying biological efficiency, life hops up on that small silver coin, whirls around, and the rational is supplanted by the miraculous.
This happened for me, when I was 30.

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