The Orange-Colored Cap

Thursday, January 4, 2018

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An orange-colored cap rests atop a stool in my house. The cap is nothing so unusual as to attract attention, but it is special to me. The cap was worn by my wife Robin many times prior to her passing. She placed the cap on the stool more than thirty-one and two hundred weeks ago and it has remained there, unworn and unmoved. Sometimes I try to ignore the cap's presence, but I find that my eyes want to wander in its direction, maybe just to ensure it's still on the stool; but then, where would it go?

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