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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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Time Stands Still With Baseball

Monday we went to our first minor league baseball game here in Hampton Roads.  Our AAA team is the Norfolk Tides who play in a beautiful stadium called Harbor Park.  We parked our car at the Park & Ride and … Continue reading

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The Things We Keep

Saturday our little neighborhood is having a garage sale. Since neither George nor I are packrats, I haven’t found too many things to offer at the end of my driveway. An old crockpot, a roaster oven, a camping stool, melamine … Continue reading

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My Sister-in-Law, the Writer

My sister-in-law is one of my biggest blog supporters,  always telling me how much she loves my writing. Last week we were talking  baseball because I had just seen the movie 42 about Jackie Robinson. She told me of her … Continue reading

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Let Me Tell You About Barbara

We met Barbara at a very needy time in our lives.  We were a young family, newly transplanted from Philadephia to a faraway place we had never been to before, San Antonio. We knew nobody. We had left all our … Continue reading

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Kitchen Tables Are Special

The first furniture I bought when we got married was our kitchen table and chairs. The New England pine table was made by a craftsman in his workshop near Redding, Connecticut, and it had not one nail in it, only … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Brother!

Today is my brother’s birthday, and I want to take time to acknowledge that as far as brothers go, he’s been a terrific one. We grew up together for nearly eight years before my sister, Karen, was born. We had … Continue reading

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