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Second Snowstorm in April

Just last week after the last blizzard I dropped my car off at the shop figuring I’d seen the last of winter’s blast the guys gave my winter tires the swap. Now it’s not because I like the look of … Continue reading

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The Day the Dreams all Died

A few years back when oil flowed free we all bowed down on bended knee and gave thanks that “have not” was no more. But now that the oil’s so cheap there’s no thanksgiving; it’s time to weep and with … Continue reading

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The Visitor

Somehow the pain slowly becomes a part of your dream. The mind is s wondrous thing, able to construct a narrative from just about anything, combining sensory input along with half-remembered events to weave a tapestry of impressions, some of … Continue reading

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Turning to Winter

During a brief noontime walk on Friday it was not hard to see that our much-warmer-than-average summer and fall have come to a close. The date, December 14, suggests that winter is just around the corner. The eyes, or rather … Continue reading

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Generations: Springsteen, Spirits and Continuity

My ‘phone has been chirping every few minutes, signaling an alert each time someone posts or tweets. So, it being a beautiful Saturday morning, and me with nothing of any great urgency ahead of me, each time it does I … Continue reading

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