Monthly Archives: July 2010

Letter to Lee

Lee, A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of sharing a meal and spending an evening with you and Marie.  It was an evening that I can only describe as extraordinary.  A few short weeks before, I would have … Continue reading

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The others

We are here on earth to do good for others. What the others are here for, I don’t know. W. H. Auden

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The city

She asked “Has it always been this way?” I had no ready answer. The “way”, the subject of the inquiry, had to do with an article in the local paper making a case for a certain aloofness observed by residents … Continue reading

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I am my father’s son

The further I go in life, the less certainty I seem to have.  There was a moment between high school and early adulthood when I was sure.  Of everything.  I freely admit now that I probably didn’t know a lot … Continue reading

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The Gradual Day begins

Golden Garden Park is a ten minute drive from my home.  I have always thought it wrongly named. It suggests to me images of Victorian ladies in long gowns and large hats, carrying parasols, strolling though finicky, manicured hedges and … Continue reading

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