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After all the boxes are unpacked, it's the little things that matter.

Transition is a tricky word. It can be "a musical modulation" or "an abrupt change in energy state or level (as of an atomic nucleus or a molecule), usually accompanied by loss or gain of a single quantum of energy." "Life transition," however, doesn't have a specific listing in the dictionary I consulted. However, comparing our family's recent life transition to the somewhat miraculous changes that occur in an atomic nucleus or the alteration of a substance from a solid to a liquid doesn't seem absurd. This transition has been every bit as significant and miraculous (as is the fact that we have survived it). … Back to Article

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