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Monthly Archives: December 2017

THINKING ABOUT 2018


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May we not be sissies when the contingencies of old age strike us in our nineties or eighties or seventies. May we be tough old nuts with a lot of guts who arise off our butts if we’ve had sufficient … Continue reading

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TOO FAR AWAY


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Across the Bay would seem too far away for me to travel were I to row its waters. But my eyes can cross its waves quite swiftly though my imagination is required for me to see the many details denied … Continue reading

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XMAS


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I do not remember most of the Decembers that traversed my mind with but a brief touch of time. I yearn for those memories that have joined my lost histories. I’ll never discover what I wish to recover though I’m … Continue reading

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ANNIVERSARY


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It’s the truth! Another one! I can’t believe it and yet know it must be so. More laughter than tears – more courage than fears to face the remaining years. Memories are especially stirred like piles of leaves when the … Continue reading

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MY GIRAFFES IN TAMPA


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Three giraffes stand tall against the sky on the other side of the Bay – their metal frames designed as cranes to lift large loads from land to boats quite able to hold what man puts in their holds. Their … Continue reading

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GALOSHES


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I found a word I never spelled before and never thought I’d wish to. I feel I must be at least partially insane. I had some once upon a time in those days I scarcely recall. They were useful but … Continue reading

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