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I Don’t Remember

People are good about saying “hello” to the dogs and me. We have lots of first-name acquaintances in our neighborhood and a few streets in adjoining neighborhoods. 330 more words

Out-of-Season Election

My editor, Claire, told me, “No soapbox.” She is smart, savvy, and not given to idle threats. So, no soapbox.

This is the year Virginia elects the governor, lieutenant-governor, attorney-general, and members of the house of delegates. 380 more words

Not Conscripted

Like many males of my generation, I was drafted. Conscripted soldiers tend to avoid worsening their situations by volunteering. Most draftees of my era kept their heads down, did what needed doing, finished their active duty, and went back to civilian life. 404 more words

Feelings and Friendships out of the Pond

I have been trying to put words to these feelings for weeks … and as I glide or gasp or just plain focus on my breath, sometime distracted by the glistening jews of light dancing on the water’s surface in the middle of the pond, or thoughts bobbing though my mind of the water temperature; … 835 more words

Walden Pond

09.02.2017: Unleashed Radio Hour USB Flash Drive-Drive

Here at the Unleashed Radio Hour we are working to help those impacted by Hurricane Harvey begin the road to recovery with our USB Flash Drive-Drive!   474 more words


David Souter's Warning

Last night Trump gave his best speech ever, best because it didn’t sound much like Trump. He refrained from crude insults (though there were subtle ones) and refrained — at last — from mentioning his “massive victory” in November. 233 more words