Monthly Archives: July 2019

LEAVING A LEGACY

The first “band” I played inwas in the second grade.I played “the sticks”.Others played trianglesand things that you shake. A few years laterI played the drums in junior high —then in the high school band and orchestra —then in a … Continue reading

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THE PLEASURE OF OTHERS

Sometimes the only pleasure hereis hearing of the pleasure of others. Thanks to our laptop and our telephoneoften we’re  made aware of distant pleasure. Of course, we have each other —a quiet plesasure denied so many folkswe know. There are … Continue reading

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I STILL DON’T KNOW

The other day, at dinner timeI was chewing some asparagusand, after a time, my mouth felt a bit strange.     I moved my tongue around and bit down      and encountered what felt to be a little stone.I chewed … Continue reading

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AS LONG AS PROVIDENCE ALLOWS

Most every dayI am exposed to man’s eviland to his greatnessthanks to television’s eyes. Most every dayI think of how I fitinto the schemeof life’s unfolding. Otherwisethere isn’t much for me to doexcept to deal with the days’s minutia:food and … Continue reading

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