Tag Archives: Childhood

The House On Westley St

I don’t know how I happened upon it, but I did.  As so often happens, I was probably happily tapping away on my laptop when something of totally zero relevance caught my eye, and like a skiff catching an enticing … Continue reading

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Winged Wisdom

Never miss an opportunity to make others happy, even if you have to leave them alone in order to do it.

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Bill was on an emotional high.  One of the few he had experienced in a long time.  Working in the city had it’s advantages, but it also had it’s drawbacks.  He always felt crowded, like his life was being compacted.  … 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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