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30 years on

. This was written on completing 30 years of married life with Manik in December 2015. My Indian friends and readers will relate more to this piece, but others too may find this read-worthy. 1,112 more words

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Marble Topped Soda Fountain

Cherry On Top

This week, share a photo of a detail that makes a good thing even better.

Marble Topped Soda Fountain

‘Cherry On top’, took me off the photo detail plan and right back to our little small-town Soda Fountain in the front of the drugstore. 334 more words

You are not it.

Sometimes it is hard to separate yourself from someone. You have all these ideas in your head like, if I just stick in this friendship, it’ll work itself out, they will stop being toxic. 227 more words



On that day, eleven years before Alphas I crowned himself, two figures walked down the dusty road striking down from the wooded dales of upland Vintiver into the setting sun. 274 more words


Mom, old house, and more

– Mom had a very brief and mild seizure. I walked up to her and held her tight as I continued chewing on what I had in my mouth – as opposed to normal where I would stop doing whatever it is that I’m doing once she has a breakdown. 57 more words



Day 28 Twenty-eight Dominoes

June 28, 1914. Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, the heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, was assassinated in Sarajevo along with his wife, Duchess Sophie.  321 more words

Word Press Challenges

A Great Story

To start with, here’s a river sunset from a few days ago.  What a peaceful scene . . .

The death of Muhammad Ali has reminded me of a very old story.   253 more words

Old Times