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“Hello, – Mom?”

My Mom died in San Antonio, TX in January 2002.  She was 76. Once we all gathered in town for her funeral, we decided to conduct a memorial service in the chapel at the Sunset Memorial Park Funeral Home on … Continue reading

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“Two’s In…”

I have a good friend who has battled one physical ailment after another for the better part of 35 – 40 years now.  Cancer, radiation treatment, a serious fall, botched surgeries and so forth.  Recently he had an “event” (docs … Continue reading

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“Some people do not have to search, they find their niche early in life and rest there, seemingly contented and resigned.  They do not seem to ask much of life, sometimes they do not seem to take it seriously.  At … Continue reading

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The House That Built Me…

I was out back washing the house just now when Miranda Lambert’s song, “The House That Built Me” came on – and I got to thinkin’ about the house that built me…  This is that house. It was a neat … Continue reading

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Reflections From My Denmark Trip…

Have been thinking this week, about my trip to Denmark last week.  From the generosity of Chris and Rie I saw many wonderful things.  Hans Christian Anderson’s home, the ‘Mermaid” in Copenhagen, Princess Anne’s home, a ‘magic’ ancient castle, a … Continue reading

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Christmas, the Year ‘Round

A few years ago I had the opportunity to visit some dear friends in San Antonio; Harry and Louise.  As we settled down in their den for a visit, I noticed their Christmas tree still standing.  It was probably mid-summer … Continue reading

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The Men in My Life…

All my life it seems I have ‘gravitated’ towards certain men in my life – men of “character.”  Harry is the latest; Harry is a man of “character.” My Dad was a man of “character” also, I suppose.  But he … Continue reading

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On Death…

“So live your life that the fear of death can never enter your heart.  Trouble no one about their religion; respect others in their view, and demand that they respect yours.  Love your life, perfect your life, beautify all things … Continue reading

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A Follow-up to, “The Time To Say Goodbye…”

I wrote a post a couple days ago, “The Time to Say Goodbye,” knowing I had a follow-up to publish.  Now it’s that time… I have collected little bits of “wisdom” for many years now.  One that has resonated deep … Continue reading

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“Switch Hitter”

I discovered a poem a few years ago, written by Dan Quisenberry.  It’s a beautiful poem of baseball, entitled “Switch Hitter.”  I related to it right away; albeit from a different perspective.  I related to it from my experience in … Continue reading

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