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Epiphanies (Part 1)

My great-uncle visits. I thought he was my grandfather before I grasped the concept – it turns out I don’t have one of those. He is a very tall, very dark man who probably looked a lot like a Tsonga Akin Omotoso in his youth. 215 more words

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The Magic Continues With Peter Yarrow and Noel (Paul) Stookey

By Peggy Morehouse

I was five or six years old when I first heard Puff the Magic Dragon in the early sixties sung by the epic folk band Peter, Paul and Mary. 690 more words

THE PARTY LINE

It was just a phone, hanging there on the wall to make calls and to receive calls. No text messages, call waiting, photo ability, no texting, sexting, or whatever today’s magical cell phone is capable of performing. 851 more words

Young

Traveling Abroad Part 21

September 1, 1965:  I spent the next few days with my stomach upset, but when a couple rural welfare students invited me to watch a Ganpati celebration in their field work village Saturday afternoon, I went with them.  565 more words

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Surviving the Holidays when You’re Chronically Ill | Psychology Today

http://m.psychologytoday.com/blog/turning-straw-gold/201411/surviving-the-holidays-when-you-re-chronically-ill

A must read for the severely chronically ill patients.
Knowing our limitations, striking a balance to not overdo it yet, to participate and rejoice in the celebrations in any capacity we can is a very personal, and indispensable course of action to navigate this time of the year. 36 more words

FREE KINDLE EDITION OF MY RECENT POETRY BOOK

(Tuesday, November 25 to Friday, November 28)

POETRY OF MEMORY: SIX DECADES FROM THE SPACE-TIME CONTINUUM

This is the season to share memories. If you, or someone you know, like poetry, please consider my book of poetic memories that includes Romance, Family, War & Peace, Dogs/Birds/Herbs, Romani (Gypsy) assimilated culture, Music and the greatest decade ever: the 1960s to the 1970s. 35 more words