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“Raise the Glasses, Look Back, and Smile”

(I wrote this eight years ago when I worked for Grimes Publications. So to be accurate, add that number to the ones I mention. In addition, Dad’s batteries ran out Memorial Day, 2016, I parted ways with the paper, went … Continue reading

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Moonrise Over Her Shoulder

With the moonrise over her shoulder And the sunset in her eyes, She threw the pain to the past, And flew to the open sky. She had a picture in her mind And a song in her heart. Soaring above … Continue reading

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Straight Lines Don’t Converge

“I gave you that gift. So I’ll tell you how to use it.” Now how damn selfish does that sound? But I’m afraid we say or at least act out those words everyday. My parents’ generation was not too fond of … Continue reading

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“There’s Something About This Time of Year”

There’s something about this time of year. …smelling the first fire in the wood stove. …seeing a different slant to the sun and a mysterious glow to the moon. …remembering when donning my mother’s clothes and jewelry turned me into … Continue reading

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