Monthly Archives: March 2013

RANDOM THOUGHTS

Every day, it seems I’m inclined to recline in my recliner.   And nothing could be finer if I have a root beer float nearby. I’m able to get high on root beer.   I don’t need the cockpit of … Continue reading

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THE DAY I RAN HOME FROM SCHOOL

The school in my home town was one big brick building square and formidable with twelve classrooms — one for each grade — and a basement where we ate for a dime. If we brought our own lunch milk was … Continue reading

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THOUGHTS ONCE NOT CONSIDERED

When the decades flow into the veins thoughts once not considered begin emerging into the minds of happy couples — again — again, as they begin to ponder endings.   Who will be the one to leave this earth to … Continue reading

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GOD FINGER PAINTS

God (who some believe in and others don’t  — and I’m glad I do most of the time) finger paints the sky. I don’t know why he finger paints the sky but I’ve caught him doing it. Usually  the paint … Continue reading

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LIMITATIONS

The time I have is not the same as the time you have.   We wear our hours differently.   The thoughts  I have are not the thoughts you entertain though they may be similar.   My hopes and concerns … Continue reading

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MY PIPES

There was a time when I smoked a pipe.   Most of you who know me now didn’t know me then.   In those ancient days I thought I was “cool” though I don’t think “cool” had evolved to describe … Continue reading

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RE-INVENTING THE USUAL

The clouds are not impressive in the early morning light though they have been that way often as the earth lets go of night.   The trees seem less compelling as I walk along today — I wonder if I’ve … Continue reading

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I DO NOT UNDERSTAND

I   frown when I see the pope wearing a crown.   Had I been brought up differently and perhaps more sufficiently I might not frown when I see the pope wearing a crown.   And then there are elaborate … Continue reading

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AN OLD MAN TRYING

One day I looked down and saw a pot emerging. It was most discouraging.   It felt sad about my flab.   I was already walking but was not  shrinking.   So I started rowing on a rowing machine hoping … Continue reading

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PLEASE FORWARD

Most every week it happens: a FORWARD e-mail arrives on my computer desk top with a request to pass it on to all my friends.   Now, I don’t like to be told what to do.   Something within me … Continue reading

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