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DEPARTURES

We have entered that narrow passage of time during which our parents and elder relatives are disappearing into the mist. We’re all walking to the water’s edge, waving good-bye . . . Continue reading

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MARKING TIME

I knew this day would come, another brief measurement in the short years of our lives. This morning as I was scanning through the Sunday paper, I turned a page and there was the article I knew I’d read someday. … Continue reading

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COULD IT REALLY BE COLONEL ANGUS?

I’ve got a Christopher Walken SNL dvd, some of his best sketches as a guest host. It’s one of the things I can watch when I really need to laugh and can’t. It’s going to be an interesting and challenging new year … Continue reading

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MY FAVORITE THINGS

Randomly and without categorization: 1.   British actor Bill Nighy 2.  Trader Joe’s Belgian Chocolate pudding 3.  Koh-I-Noor Chromatic Coloring Pencils 4.  Reading The Sun magazine on a Saturday afternoon 5.  Taking mental health days off from my job in mental … Continue reading

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NOTE TO SELF:

Why for you been dragging your sorry ass around like the world is coming to an end?  You’ve been acting badly, and you know it.  For example:  What’s up with all of the self-indulgent eating lately?  Remember how you changed … Continue reading

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REWIND, REWRITE, REDEFINE

Have you ever thought about how you’ve come to know yourself?  For example, how did you determine whether or not you’re strong or weak, happy or sad, fearful or courageous, interesting or dull? Are you aware of the stories you … Continue reading

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And what about very old friends?

Today was brunch day for me and one of my old high school friends.  We were out of touch for a very long time until just a couple of years ago, when he tracked me down.  Turned out that he … Continue reading

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