Tag Archives: change

In her own way, in her own time

We sat together, visiting, most of the weekend work done, enjoying a moment together, to share in each others lives. My sister Marilyn retired some years ago and travels with my brother-in-law as he visits customers in his sales territory, … Continue reading

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The uncertainty

My statement from Social Security shows I have had taxable income in every year since 1966.  That first year was a modest beginning.  I earned $628 working after school in a very small, family-owned manufacturing company, about 20 blocks from … Continue reading

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The quality of something misplaced

I have nothing to complain of, really.  I have everything I value most.  I have Jeni in my life, the only person I ever met who I could not go on without.  Our first day together is still real, still … Continue reading

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Over

And suddenly, it was over. Although not unexpectedly.  The end had been seen for a fair distance.  I, and others I suppose, had seen it coming for a while.  There were signs, some of little importance taken by themselves, but … Continue reading

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The fading

The first of the dwarf red Japanese maples in the garden started turning color last week.  From year to year, I am never sure exactly when to expect it.  By the time I’ve noticed the first one, the brilliant red … Continue reading

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