Monthly Archives: October 2011

Bag, mulch, let them blow away? Or just jump in…

Fall is an emotional time of year. Walk along a familiar path and it’s transformed by the sight and smell of change. There is the sweet aroma of fallen leaves in those desperate days between green and brown. Adorned in a … Continue reading

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Well done, good and faithful

The house is finally silent. The stream of family and well-wishers has dried and I am left alone with my thoughts. She closed her eyes for the last time just five days ago, but already I feel the hollow chasm, … Continue reading

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I should have mailed that letter

If you have an aging parent, you know that call can come anytime. Mine came just a couple of days ago. Mom couldn’t get up out of her chair. After some testing, the doctors determined she had bone marrow cancer. … Continue reading

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I can hardly wait for tomorrow.

I saw Dan today on my lunchtime walk downtown. But I wasn’t expecting to see him, at least, not like this. He was wearing a khaki blue uniform with a Wackenhut patch, a silver badge and a broad belt with various … Continue reading

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