When You Remember, You’ll Want...

Dec 24, 2011 by

Each year we have what seems, more and more, like only snippets of time to share with the ones who mean so much to us. Therefore, I...

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Our golden retriever Cory dies

Aug 26, 2011 by

We have lost our beloved golden retriever Cory to cancer. She was almost eleven years old. We are grief stricken to lose her, but...

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How To Be Courageous: What I l...

Aug 20, 2011 by

My parents collected coffee mugs.  Lots of them.  For decades, everywhere they went in the world, from Topeka, Kansas to the Topkapi...

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Poison Control

May 18, 2011 by

It had to be the year 1943. In those days, a fellow had to be twelve years old to be a Boy Scout. So when I turned twelve, I joined...

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A Trip To The Pay ‘N Tak...

May 11, 2011 by

As we motored past a huge sign board that said, “DRINK CANADA DRY” with a picture of an frosty bottle of Canada Dry Lemon Lime, my...

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Remembering

May 11, 2011 by

My mother was the only one of five siblings born in America. When her mother (my grandmother) came to this country, one of the few...

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A belated “first”

Feb 16, 2011 by

When I was 26 I was still living in California. One morning, on a lark, we drove up to the Sierras.  They were covered in picture...

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The Climax of Anticipation

Jan 19, 2011 by

                    The thrill of anticipation can grab you captive in...

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