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What We Remember At The End

Two women slid into the pew directly in front of me as the church service started.  The younger led her mother by the hand.  The tiny, elderly woman was a bit unsteady on her feet, but her eyes were bright … Continue reading

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Heads You Win, Tails You Lose

* Oh, God!  We’re slowing to a crawl.  Look at those taillights, stretching ahead as far as the eye can see.   Damn!  I’m going to be late for work for SURE.  And will my jerk-wad boss care that it is … Continue reading

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When Writing Your Obituary, Honesty Is The Best Policy…Honest-ish, Anyway

I’m going to die. Oh, don’t worry – it won’t be anytime soon, at least as far as I know.  But someday, for sure.  We’re all going to die.  It’s one of those inconvenient truths that most of us don’t … Continue reading

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Skipping Stones In the Pond Of Life & Death

They say that even when someone dies, they aren’t fully gone; they live on in the memories of those who knew them.  I think that the opposite is also true.  When someone dies, they take some of our memories with … Continue reading

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You Can’t Take It With You? Just Watch Me.

I read a lovely post about how “things” are not important in the final analysis.  When we die, our stuff will go to people who probably won’t appreciate it like we do.  If it’s worth anything, our heirs will sell … Continue reading

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How I Did My Groove Thang With Earth, Wind & Fire On Cloud Nine – Almost

The local YMCA is being renovated.  I’m sure it will end up being a workout Mecca the likes of which we have never seen.  In the meantime, it’s a pain in the butt. They closed the main rooms and moved … Continue reading

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