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Time to Retire an Old “Friend” (?)

Yesterday, I decided that it was time to retire one of my “beach shirts,” a short-sleeved, vertical striped button-down casual one.  I’ve had this shirt for at least 23 years; once it was a full-duty casual shirt, but eventually its main role became that of a reliable beach companion. 1,003 more words

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Nostalgic Soup

Sonnet 73: That time of year thou mayst in me behold


That time of year thou mayst in me behold

When yellow leaves, or none, or few, do hang… 110 more words


The Tail of Minnie Mouse Turner

We first met Minnie then known as Mouse twelve years ago as a 6 month old puppy. We were looking for a companion for our 6 month old pup Ralphie. 1,086 more words

1257. Things have their time, even eminence bows to timeliness. ~Baltasar Gracián

Spring passes and one remembers one’s innocence.
Summer passes and one remembers one’s exuberance.
Autumn passes and one remembers one’s reverence.
Winter passes and one remembers one’s perseverance… 295 more words


#NeverForget #911 #9/11 #Sept11 Remembrances and in Solidarity

Alabanza: In Praise of Local 100


 for  the  43  members  of  Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees Local 100, working     at the Windows on the World restaurant, who lost their lives in the attack on the World Trade Center… 509 more words


One Saturday Morning in Dayton

This photograph reminds me of a lot of things, most of which are gone. It is an early Saturday morning in Dayton Union Station.

I am waiting for the westbound  451 more words



Sometimes late at night

When I ought to be sleeping

my mind wanders out…

wandering dusty hallways

gathering wool I thought was lost.


Mother Earth