Monthly Archives: December 2008


Christmas came early this year. My younger daughter took me shopping on a Thursday afternoon, and I bought 2/3rds of the gifts for my family and close creators for under $10 each. An achievement. I had plans for the balance … Continue reading

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W-I-N-T-E-R, brrrr!

“Today is gray and cold. Soon the ground will be frozen solid, the grass covered with early snow. Everything will grow quiet in the cold’s embrace. What is wrong with feeling joy in this clout of cold? When something’s over, … Continue reading

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Today is my 90th birthday. It might seem confusing since I have been celebrating this birthday for several days now. On Saturday, 19 of my family, across three generations including four great-grandsons, took me out to Taquila Nightingale for dinner. … Continue reading

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