Category Archives: Youth

Gone Are The Days

Gone are the days when we strolled through the heather Gone is the laughter we shared Back when our days were spent most together Back when for each other we cared Time was cruel when it played with our heartstrings … Continue reading

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Too Late To Be Scared

My involvement in youth today has been reduced to a spectator sport. So many years have passed since I was one that it seems kind of speculative that I was ever in the game. When I think back to those … Continue reading

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Seeking Bethlehem

The conductor stopped by my seat and advised me that we would soon be entering the Philadelphia rail yards where the baggage car would be added to another train. He would advise the engineer to have it opened so I … Continue reading

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Time

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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Spring Is In The Air

Ah, it’s that time of year again when the days get a little warmer, the trees begin to show their buds, and the early flowers start to push up through the ground.  It is also the time when the sap … Continue reading

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But Now I See

Originally posted on oldmainer:
A while ago, my wife and I were going through a closet, cleaning out some stuff we never use.  Among the items were some stuffed animals that had sat on the shelf for years which I…

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Coming Clean

When I was a very young boy, we lived in a house with a detached garage out back.  Behind that garage was a tree that, unlike others, had a magnetic pull.  By that I mean, just being near it made … Continue reading

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