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Coming of Age

I unequivocally and readily acknowledge that I am old.  I fear that if the present trend persists I will continue of age until the one and only final solution to the aging process presents itself. There are moments when I … Continue reading

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Mary and Maxine, Two Girls From Pineville

Maxine Jeffers, Maxine Jeffers Maxine Jeffers, that name was thrown at me by my mother like a warrior hurling a spear.  As a young boy I occasionally, I will freely admit, at times used poor judgment.  Exceeding the recommended number … Continue reading

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Faster Than the Speed of Light

I sometimes awake afraid and drenched in my own perspiration.  I am afraid that everything I thought I once unequivocally knew now seems to be so very unclear.  The once well thought out plans which I believed to be etched … Continue reading

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The Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Ever

It’s been one and seventy years since Larry walked to and from that old stone schoolhouse.  The walk home sometimes took various routes but the walk to school and Mrs. Viles’ first grade classroom was always the same.  Larry said … Continue reading

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You Were So Remarkably Imperfect

  I had no way of anticipating the extent to which my life would change after I met you.  I truly believed I knew everything there was to know about selecting a wardrobe, ordering from a menu and dealing with … Continue reading

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Mary and The Valencia Chalice

I had for some time corresponded with Mary through emails.  We bounced the internet based conversations to and fro for several months until we made a mutually agreed upon decision to meet face to face.  We selected a well-known restaurant … Continue reading

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The Date on the Stone

Years ago I convinced my wife, Robin that the two of us should make some post death arrangements.  She thought the idea was somewhat grotesque in nature but, always a practical sort, she agreed with the notion.  We added some … Continue reading

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