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Clockwork

Clockwork

A family heirloom. By Sharon Riemer Photo by Sunny Son. As a young girl, Jennifer Dodge, 34, wasn’t allowed to touch the dark walnut mantel clock that had been in her family for 80 years. But as Dodge got older, she cleaned around the clock, careful not to nudge the Corinthian pillars that flanked its …

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WhatEver-Clock

The Great Escape

I circumvented time, only to make my way back. By Erica Tasto Their faces loom, a dozen numbers circling the edge, with two hands inching forward. Even beyond the conventional wrist or pocket watch, time is ubiquitous—constricting almost. The continuous ticking pressures us to hurry or judges us for being late. However, despite time’s …

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