Personal Pigeonholes
Repeating a Post that Doug Wrote

Repeating a Post that Doug Wrote

I am repeating a post that Doug wrote about hope many years ago after his brother-in-law, Dick McGrew's death. It bears repeating in these uncertain times.  The Excitement on the Landing … The home where I grew up had a second-floor landing which ran between my older...

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A Grand Fall Day

A Grand Fall Day

A Grand Day it Was . . . It was a grand day, even for a Monday. Nature and a string of green lights conspired to promote emotional peace and harmony as I journeyed to an appointment. I had  left with plenty of time to make the 11:00 AM doctor’s appointment AND  I...

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A True Truth or Two

A True Truth or Two

It’s true: I don’t like to think of myself as losing ground; but: When your mind thinks you can do what you did at 35 and you’re 70 years old, it’s only a matter of time before you get yourself hurt. (John Erickson) Maybe it’s because I had so much time on my hands...

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Living Without Uncle Bud

Living Without Uncle Bud

Today begins our first full day of living without Uncle Bud, Doug’s mother’s younger brother. He was a fixture in my life for almost 50 years, and for Doug’s whole existence— 82 years!  It’s going to be weird  to be living without Uncle Bud — for he was a person who...

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