Monthly Archives: June 2016

Playing Chicken

Why did the chicken cross the road?  Do you know?  Me neither, and apparently neither did anyone else.  For years this question has haunted us and even our most vaunted scholars could only venture a guess.  But now, the answer … Continue reading

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The More Things Change….

As is my custom, each morning, first thing, I walk down to the street and retrieve the newspaper.  As I walk back up the driveway, I scan the headlines to see what new crisis awaits my purview.  You will note … Continue reading

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Portals of mystique Tease the mind Hidden beyond What awaits Tomorrows promise Yesterdays dreams Ours alone To decide By our election We enter Or we leave  

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I Am Not Gone

I am not gone, I did not leave I am here yet, pray do not grieve I am still the one you knew Only my body’s reign is through You can still see me if you try In memories of  … Continue reading

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Marriage Is

After 54 years of marriage, I think I may have finally stumbled on a subject that I actually  know a little bit about.  Not much, but a little.  Oh sure, I have written some tongue in cheek blogs about relationships, … Continue reading

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I remember seeing her sitting there at a table in the recreation room of the nursing home, staring out the window.  As I passed by, she looked my way, so I smiled and waved and she waved back.  Since I was there … Continue reading

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Every Dog Should Own A Person

I don’t know when I first realized that I was not in charge.  It wasn’t long after we brought home the first puppy.  She was so cute, so helpless.  As any proud new parents would do, we fawned over her. … Continue reading

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