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The waiting room

The weather was typical for December here in the upper left corner; dense cloud cover, rain, strong winds.  Jeni had an afternoon appointment with Dr. Tom, so we laced up, chose weather-proof outerwear and dodged the drops to the car.. … Continue reading

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The miracle of our age

Personal and home-based technology, I suppose, is the miracle of our age.   Years ago, on the advice of a friend, I tried Google in place of Dogpile, my then-browser of choice.  I was hooked.  Google has been on every … Continue reading

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A man who is over fifty

“A man who is over fifty, as I am, is sure that he has only about twenty minutes to live, and it is natural, I suppose, that he should feel disposed to put his affairs in order, such as they … Continue reading

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Thunder Creek

Thunder Creek tumbles down the mountainside, sheltered by dense forest, noisy and rambunctious, just before it diffuses into the deep, still waters of the lake.   I clicked on the turn signal, steered onto the road leading away from the … Continue reading

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Snow

I opened the door from the hallway, flipped on the light switch and entered the attached garage.   In the darkness of winter, a single one-hundred watt bulb in that cavernous space illuminates only just enough to prevent me from … Continue reading

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Friends

If the point were pressed, I don’t know if could relate the circumstances that brought us together. One of the results was the band, a fairly typical rock and roll group in the midst of the 60s; guitars, drums and … Continue reading

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My fight with Sugar Ray

I remember the article, but not the name of the author, nor the magazine in which it appeared.  It was something I read a long time ago, probably in the late sixties, at an impressionable age, when ideas, concepts and … Continue reading

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