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The After Image

Just recently I discovered a great-aunt, Georgiana Houghton, who was an artist and is now becoming well-known. She lived in the late 19th century, and her paintings are incredible, I’ve posted one here … A THE AFTER IMAGE                                        celebrate the … Continue reading

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An Ordinary Man

Remembrance Day is coming up, and I wonder about my father, who died in Normandy, June 1944: what kind of man he would have been if he had survived the war? Was he changed by his experiences of the desert, … Continue reading

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Losing the Thread

Family gabfests are apt to range swiftly from one topic to another: memories shared; a touch at politics; who is doing what, when, and where. An endless discussion that leaps from math to kids to computers to books … LOSING … Continue reading

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Keep Friendship

The title of this poem is from Boswell’s Life of Dr. Johnson, v.1, p.182. I find it a constant reminder of how I should keep in touch with friends old and new. Sometimes it’s difficult due to lack of time, … Continue reading

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3 Nurse Senyru

World Tuna day is just past, May 2, and I wonder if the tuna care? World Dandelion Day was May 3rd, do the dandelions lose their clocks that day? How about World Sandwich-makers day? Would anyone cheer? Best yet, International … Continue reading

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Heritage

We pass on to our children and grandchildren parts of who we are, face, eyebrow, the way we walk. It’s fascinating to me to see who carries a likeness, and in what way … HERITAGE hand-prints like mine                        on the … Continue reading

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The Most Essential Thing

The title of this poem is a quote from Sir William Osler, a Canadian physician and one of the four founding professors of Johns Hopkins Hospital. And friends are the glue of life; they hold us together when things go … Continue reading

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