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Memories of My Father

My father was a many-faceted man. An aeronautical engineer by trade, he was an artist and a poet at heart. He was well-read in the classics, including many of the Russian writers and could quote Dostoevsky and Tolstoy. His favorite … Continue reading

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Separation Anxiety

When my mother died many years ago, my father tried to do things exactly the same way Mother did.  When Mother made a green salad, iceberg was her lettuce of choice.  Her sandwiches were spread with Miracle Whip.  White bread … Continue reading

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Deja Vu All Over Again

I have written many times about the two little girls who live near me who visit every week.  Their youngest sibling, three-year-old T., has now become a visitor.  In fact, his mother told me the other day that he put … Continue reading

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Mirror Image

As I was pulling out of the driveway this morning on my way to the store, I saw my neighbors outside with their youngest child, a little boy who is three. They are my neighbors with the three children who … Continue reading

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It Takes Two to Tango…and to Remember

“Right now I’m having amnesia and déjà vu at the same time.  I think I’ve forgotten this before.”             —Steve Wright I’ve been working on the annotated picture album I mentioned a couple of posts … Continue reading

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Being a Friend Isn’t Always Easy

I am not a person who needs a lot of friends. A few really good ones will do, and I’ve been blessed with those. Nevertheless, I did find it a little lonely when we first moved to Virginia Beach and … Continue reading

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Precious Cargo

Last night I had insomnia, and as I lay awake, I thought about the upcoming visit of my daughter and her family. That led my stream-of-consciousness mind to reminisce about last summer’s spectacular vacation when we rented a big house … Continue reading

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