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Elegy for Terri

The Irish poets sing for you now, songs of passing and sorrow, lilting tunes that reach the ears of angels and honor the truth of your living. A ghost peers through the window wondering when you might walk past, while … Continue reading

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On Living

While country music is not my favorite style of music there is one crossover song that strikes me every time I hear it. It is Tim McGraw’s song, Live Like You Were Dying. Every time I hear the line, “Someday I … Continue reading

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Mom Getting Ready

The last time I saw my mother she was mostly lucid, her memory seeming fairly sharp, as was her wit. I haven’t been able to get home for a while, but have been getting reports about her health which had … Continue reading

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On Becoming an Orphan

Little boys can have all sorts of unimaginable fears. There can be monsters in the closet or under the bed, temptations of the devil, bullies on the street, bad guys in general, even the horrors of spinach or other foods … Continue reading

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Freedom

I am not a revolutionary.  I am not an Anarchist.  I am not a Communist.  I am not a Democrat, Republican, Green, Libertarian, or anything else.  I am a political animal because I believe in a society that takes care … Continue reading

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On Life’s Highway at 55

So yesterday I turned 55 years old and am now qualified for senior discounts virtually everywhere I go.  The idea of being a “senior” is sort of unreal to me.  I just know I am not that old, either physically … Continue reading

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