Monthly Archives: February 2021

Hair

I’m sitting in a barber’s chair  and I look down at the floor.   There are my silver locks, scattered And they’ll soon be swept up. And thrown into the trash With lots of other hair. I’ve had hundreds of haircuts.  … Continue reading

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Two Kids Talking

They talked about death. Didn’t know anything about it. Decided that old folks die. The older one of the kids said “Yeah – that means I’ll die before you.“ They didn’t know how it worked.  They hadn’t yet heard:  “Only … Continue reading

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My Three Year Old Grandaughter “Drove” My Car

When we arrived at her house and had said our hellos and had our hugs Our three year old granddaughter Opened the driver’s side of our little car and she “drove it”-  How beautifully did she drive it!! The seat … Continue reading

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Becoming a Sailor

At the end of arduous train ride From New Haven, Connecticut to Samson, New York We recruits lined up for physicals –  Many shots in the arms included.  Then the one-minute hair cuts When clippers harvested most of our hair … Continue reading

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Dive Bombing

After Boot Camp we recruits became second class seamen. That was our reward.  We were sent here and there throughout the USA.  Some of us were given burlap bags with thin ropes which we threw over our shoulders.  We were … Continue reading

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