Category Archives: Memories

The Wall

Richard B. Fitzgibbon of North Weymouth, Mass is there.  So is his son, Lance Cpl. Richard B. Fitzgibbon III.  One of three fathers and sons who were killed in the Vietnam war. Richard senior, was lost on June 8, 1956 … Continue reading

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The Value Of A Moment

Sometimes you will never know the true value of a moment until it becomes a memory Dr. Suess I was going through my file of blog posts the other day, and it occurred to me that I tend to write … Continue reading

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R olling down a grassy slope E ducing screams of pure delight M aking pies composed of mud E recting castles in the sand M agic puddles lure small feet B ugs of all design examine E nergy without remission … Continue reading

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As I read this, I find it amusing in a way.  At the end, I will tell you why. What is time?  Is it some bold demon which rushes us around, forever pushing and shoving us unrelentlessly?  Something to be … Continue reading

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Fifty Cent Memories

Sitting on the back steps, I could hear the music, and when it got dark, I could see the lights.  Actually, I could see their glow in the sky above the trees.  To a little boy, it was a magical … Continue reading

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Where Did It Go

Where did it go  When did it end How did it happen My childhood transcend Catch snow on my tongue Stick ball in the street Go gigging for frogs Skin my knees on concrete Sneak a pea shooter Into the … Continue reading

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Did You Ever

Did you ever walk in sunshine, following a rain Did you ever hold a loved one when you knew they were in pain Did you ever smile at someone just because you could Did you ever hug a little child … Continue reading

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