Cathy Richard Dodson
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Copyright Cathy Richard Dodson 2008-2012
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To everything there is a season
A time to mourn.
Lyndfield Estate, upstate New York
March 4, 1890
A light mist coated the air and hung lazily over the lush green of the estate. Caroline Lyndfield pushed a strand of damp hair away from her forehead then leaned down to touch the cold gray slate. 'Francis Delafield Monroe', the stone read. 'Beloved teacher and friend.'