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A LASTING GIFT

MOST OF YOU can’t go with me in time back to 1949, the date of the picture in the middle top. I don’t remember the guy in the picture; that has no importance. I am looking to see if I … Continue reading

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GETTING MY WALKING DONE

Okay, I’m on again.    So what will I write?  One of my master classics.  I’ll tell you of ME on Thursday. I was thrown off schedule by spending a couple hours making a delivery order from Aldi’s.  For some … Continue reading

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LONG TIME ON THIS TRAIN

Another train car to unpack.  I’m now on my ninth.  One for each decade. The first four, I packed my cars – education, family, houses, cars, friends and stuff – from cars and jars to singing tunes and measuring spoons. … Continue reading

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HUH? WHAT DID YOU SAY?

  “Come on, Dad, grab some bread and let’s go see if there is any evidence of peristeronic activity in the park,” Mike says as he attempts to get his eighty-year-old father to give up his seat on the couch. … Continue reading

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GROWING OLD UPS AND DOWNS

    Old folks don’t like change they say I’ve worked a long time to learn it my way. Does it have to do with my age? Must just be that I’m in a stage. But it is getting harder … Continue reading

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LOOKING FOR ELIXIR

Neither Juan Ponce de Leon not Mrs. Jane Doe ever found the fountain of youth. The snake oil sold by Mr. Chara Ton was a          dreamer’s sham. Losing weight won’t do it, even if you appear … Continue reading

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A MOTHER’S WOE

“Come along, don’t be slow. Don’t tag along watching grass grow. Quickly now.  Get out of bed. We don’t have time to be a sleepyhead. Come on in, don’t track in snow. There’s not time to watch the snow blow. … Continue reading

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LAST DANCE

“Let’s do it!”  Sandy and Hank agreed. “An ice-skating honeymoon.” So the wedding  was on Valentine’s Day – fifty years ago. They first met at a skating rink when Hank helped Sandy after a fall.  She had twisted her ankle.  … Continue reading

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NEW BEGINNINGS

THE PARTY’S OVER! And I’m back to normal—good enough for me. I’ll try not to take advantage of my “eighties” excuses. I worried that my huff, bluff, and fluff which included the “ranting about me” might be more than I … Continue reading

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86? WHAT NOW?

  Yesterday is gone – the end of 85. Not much to report except I’m still alive, The future is at hand, the beginning of 86. What will the year hold, with its treats and tricks? ************ The picture shows … Continue reading

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