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Wheat Pennies

When I was 6 years old, I got good and mad at my mother. I don’t even remember what it was about, but I kept quiet ― either that or she was intransigent on the issue. I don’t remember, but … Continue reading

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Christians, Please Proceed With Caution

I have been feeling some misgivings lately about my sometimes aggressive discussion of cultural hot-button issues. This was actually pointed out to me by one of my most faithful readers. Am I grateful? Yes. But rather than ceasing to discuss … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Erica

Erica would have turned 48 today. She probably would have spent a quiet evening at home with her family. There would have been a modest number of gifts and a nice dinner. She might have received a visit from her … Continue reading

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Family Reunion 2012

It was a family reunion to remember. They usually are. We’re very fortunate that way. This one, however, was exceptional. In addition to the usual fun and camaraderie, there was tumult at home and very present calamity in Bayview, which … Continue reading

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Chik-fil-A Chat

You know how storms happen because of converging elements in the atmosphere? Well, the converging elements in this case were a news clip about the Chik-fil-A brouhaha and my strange friend Skids Grofsky, which elements collided in my living room … Continue reading

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Lauryn

I met my niece Lauryn in the summer of 2004.  I wasn’t expecting any more pleasant surprises at the time; I was enjoying quite a bounty already.  I had resumed lucrative employment at the Captain Cook in April and was … Continue reading

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