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WHEN NOSTALGIA AND REALITY COLLIDE: A DRIVING AMBITION TO RECLAIM THE TRUTH

Can one drive fast enough to catch up with the past? Marcia Orland, on a dare, tries to do just that.

Link to my article, written for SixtyandMe.com, below. 7 more words

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Mourning dove squabs fledged from the rose arbor nest

Just outside my library window, I spy the June blooming of my pink roses. They climb and rest on a large arbor that stands in the front of my house.   240 more words

Postaday

Remembering Hemant Kumar

I wanted to write a well-researched post on the occasion of Hemant Da’s birth anniversary. Unfortunately, too many things are happening today and so this is going to be just about 11 of his songs that I love (and absolutely from the top of my head). 269 more words

Movies

Voyage South

After the Departure; The Road South

And so the voyage goes …

Uneventful miles rolled beneath
the balding tires of The Explorer …

along the Huron coastline… 297 more words

In Memoriam: Papa Glen

Just to make sure readers don’t jump to conclusions upon reading two memorial essays side-by-side: no, my parents did not die within a week of each other, but seven years apart. 2,127 more words

Parenting

In Memoriam: Mama Shirley

A Eulogy for Shirley Elaine Jarmer, Delivered Saturday, June 10, 2017 at St. John the Baptist’s Catholic Church:

Friends, Jarmers, and Kidds. On behalf of our family, I thank you all for being here today. 1,975 more words

Parenting

You're Finally Getting Old: Mortality & My Relationship With It

I have never had an issue or any fear surrounding death and mortality. That is when it comes to myself. I had honestly never considered living very long, which may be due to the large slew of deaths that occurred when I was 15-17. 478 more words

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