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A Day in the Life: Then and Now

As I stood on the front stoop watching my elder son leave to return to grad school this afternoon, I couldn’t help but remember the very first time my two very little boys got in the car and drove off … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Tony Time, Day Five

The big day has arrived. Open house day will be very busy. Dad has slept in and I’ve barely slept after completing some middle-off-the-night baking and preparations. Checking my list, I realize that I forgot about the hot mulled cider. … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Seasons

Exquisite detail Blaze of color, soft ruffles Summer perfection. ………………………………….. Winter’s brutal cold, disconsolate memory lurking underneath. ………………………………….. Seasons turn, youthful blossoms wither away to make room for new life. ………………………………….. Cherished memories pressed like flowers in a book, deep … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Summer Memories

Verdant foliage, Riotous color. Warm days approaching. Summer. Hot, humid, fertile earthy scents, rain, thunderstorms lightning bugs. Summer Kids, lemonade stands, back yard barbecues, iced tea, heat lightning. Summer. Picnics by the creek playing tag in the meadow, mosquitoes. Summer. … Continue reading

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Grief, Loss, Memories: One Day at a Time

One dies, one is left behind, the nature of things. Grief, loss, memories. Sad, depressed, confused. Old man misses his woman, Stays in bed all day. He knows it is not healthy, that he must move on. Grief, loss, overwhelms. … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Getting a Leg Up

Retirement agrees with you, even if your leg doesn’t know it. The pain in your right hip makes you limp, which puts the burden of work on the left leg. The imbalance brings on bursitis in both hips, relieved only … Continue reading

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