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Sparking Memories

It has been a long time since Memorial Day didn’t spark some kind of memory for me that was hard to express.  I think I don’t have a problem retelling a story or wrapping some words around a memory….unless it … Continue reading

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October (with some clarification of events in the first comment)

September, we sat in the nook on the top floor. Looked down the beach and muddled colors on a plate. A brush in the yellow, the red, the grey of the houses up the shore. See how they get smaller, … Continue reading

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Living Without Regret

There crosses my desk once in a while a link to a post by a familiar “live life like you have no tomorrow” kind of web page. Today comes the advice to spend all your money, date the wrong person, … Continue reading

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For Aunt Tsume and maybe for me, too.

Leaving planet earth is the great escape. And so it is for the people left behind, too. To ride on the coat tails of the dead To invent memories where there were none. To believe in your own life, all … Continue reading

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On the Midway

Last Friday afternoon, I fell asleep.  It is uncharacteristic for me to do that, unless something kept me up all night…like a sick dog or kid.   For some reason, I dozed off.  I fell into a dream, which is … Continue reading

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