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This December Song

Feeling bare I know there’s more To December Than crowded stores Feeling wistful Remembering when a Flexible Flyer Was my Amen Feeling hopeful When I see Children marvel At a Christmas tree Feeling blessed For so many things Including my … Continue reading

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Life as Tragedy: Merry Christmas

With Christmas almost upon us (my shoulders ache already), it seems only fitting to quote Oscar Wilde: “There are only two tragedies in life: One is not getting what you want, the other is getting it.” Example: A. You get … Continue reading

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My Holiday Letter

It is December in Maine. Frozen sidewalks send me spilling into the street, holding tight to a leash that doesn’t offer help. On my downward slide I notice a squirrel gnawing an acorn. We contemplate each others predicament too briefly, … Continue reading

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Ta Da! The curtain falls on Christmas 2012

While cleaning up the Christmas mess I discovered one of my 50 or so shopping lists from this past month. This is what was on it: Real Bread Bourbon Hard cider Deli Meat To me, this means a few things: … Continue reading

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It’s more than just a number

November 2012 is coming to a close, and with it a month long celebration of turning 50. To family and friends who made this a special experience, I tip my wool hat to you in gratitude and love. The building … Continue reading

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