Monthly Archives: January 2017

HUGS

I think “Hugs” is new as a signature to a letter.   At least I never got a postal hug until quite recently.   And not only that I get “hugs” from folks I’ve never met who feel drawn to … Continue reading

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FORTY MILES AN HOUR

I remember marveling taking the elevators in the Empire State Building when I was just a kid. To go up and down like that was a little scary, but fun – scary because “What if we got stuck on the … Continue reading

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INCIPIENT SUGGESTIONS

I begin to feel the light stretching about now – as January unravels.   And it feels good to me.   Somewhere between the winter solstice and the Super Bowl our candle light at dinner time becomes less intrusive, and … Continue reading

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CLOSE BY TO WHEREVER WE ARE

There is the possibility that one of our grand kids or one of our“greats” will some day go to the moon – or they might consider Mars .   I am wondering what will happen to those folks who journey … Continue reading

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MY MAKE-BELIEVE MACHINE

I try to take two hundred strokes a day and so far it hasn’t been a problem.   There are times I wish it were a real rowboat and that I’d hear the water splashing and that I’d feel my … Continue reading

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TOO AWARE OF TIME

The twenty-first century scares me – lots of reasons – I won’t delineate.   You may not be afraid of anything or possibly, lots of things. as your years unwind   Don’t ask me and I will not ask you. … Continue reading

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A SOOTHING MEMORY

The railroad tracks were maybe a hundred yards from my boyhood home.   And when trains went by (which they did a few times a day) our house shook.   Often at night as I was going to sleep that … Continue reading

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REMINDERS

The ferris wheel beside me stands one foot tall — with many lights and organ grinder music.   It’s a reminder of my earlier days when I was brave and wanted thrills.   I don’t mind reminders but thrills I … Continue reading

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THINKING ABOUT THINGS I HADN’T BEFORE

The hurricane of ’38 in CT hit us pretty hard.   For a time I thought the world might be ending.   The house across the street was split in two by a huge elm tree.   Had the wind … Continue reading

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TO SALIVATE WITH LOVE

I was in the mood to check out some of my past that lasted somewhere in me as memories.   Was too lazy to get out old photos which, if I knew how to would already have been placed in … Continue reading

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