We often remember a person by recalling their phrasings, frequently used favorite idioms.

After my father’s death I  collected my family’s recollection of his favorite sayings.

While the act of putting things in writing holds these memories longer, the fragility of lace foreshadows their inevitable loss in time.

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Photography by David Shaughnessy

Words vanish writing remains, detail

                                                       DORA AGBAS

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