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“A Cup of Tears”

It’s been a while since I’ve done any writing.  I’ve been busy with all sorts of things the last few months–big remodel of the house (inside and out), traveled to the UK for two weeks, back and forth to the mountains … Continue reading

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“Unforgiven”

He was surprised to see me sitting in his recliner in the living room when he got home from work, especially since his wife, my daughter, wasn’t there. She is supposed to be here to greet him and have supper … Continue reading

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“Home Again”

After so much loss in 2013, memories make the new year and the continued chronicles of my life a parade of daily reminiscences.  Sometimes I find myself laughing through my tears.  I have been fortunate in my misfortunes because the … Continue reading

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“Clear Thinking”

When I graduated from college, I had it in my head that I wanted a motorcycle. I’d had one for a short time during my freshman summer, but I wasn’t making any money and had to give it up. In … Continue reading

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“Tweedledy Dee”

My father always gave me good advice (he always said).  Usually I recognized this after I failed to heed that advice and realized the truth of his wisdom.  I was lucky, too, in that I rarely heard “I told you … Continue reading

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“Roads Taken: Hitching Home”

A prompt for my writing group was to recall a road trip and write about some aspect of it.  One trip in particular stood out for me.  The following is the collected Facebook/Blog posts from January 20-February 14, 2014, that … Continue reading

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