Category Archives: growing up

‘Tis The Season Almost

It soon will be Christmas…again.  The annual wait for this most joyous, yet cantankerous of holidays, seems to shorten each year as my life lengthens.  Wasn’t it just last month we took down the decorations?   Christmas is famously the one holiday that … Continue reading

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FAMILY MATTERS…THE BROTHER ISSUE

Note: This piece was originally posted on my blog back in December, 2018. Lately I have spent a lot of time and some of the space here thinking about family and friends and the role they have played in my … Continue reading

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MY DAD, SAINT EDWARD

I was thinking about my father today.  He would have been 105 years old this week, had he miraculously figured out how to achieve that goal.  There was a time I thought he could do just about anything, which reminds … Continue reading

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