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Next Monday I will be going to California to visit my son for a week. I can not begin to tell you how high my already high anxiety is going to be. I guess the first point of anxiety is … Continue reading

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It’s Sunday…Again. This has become a day of great debate for myself. On one hand I long for the fellowship and companionship of going to church. On the other I simply can’t see myself walking in and scaring the hell … Continue reading

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Recluses And Caregivers

Recluses-noun; a person who lives a solitary life and tends to avoid other people. It seems now like it was some other person or a previous life but at one time I was an extremely social individual. I enjoyed almost … Continue reading

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What’s The Worst That Could Happen

The other night , around 11p.m. , I was trying to doze off when I heard my father shout in his sleep. I sat straight up and wide eyed not knowing what was wrong. Then again he shouted,” SOUND OFF!!” … Continue reading

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Chicken On Turkey Day

Our family practices the traditional Thanksgiving dinner every year. It consist of just the immediately family which numbers about a dozen people give or take a few. Cooking assignments are given out and everybody brings plenty of food and hearty … Continue reading

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TA TA’isms

 A TATA’ism is a phrase expressed by the wise and venerable TATA. My father. There is no way for me to remember all of them but I’m going to give this a try. You boys could tear up a Sherman … Continue reading

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You’re Kidding,Right….

So it’s 10 a.m and time to wake Daddy up to go to the doctor for some blood work. The appointment is 11:30 so we should make it with ease.  I have learned over time that it is better not … Continue reading

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You Put Me Here

An old Middle Eastern riddle ask ,” What animal crawls in the morning,walks upright in the daytime,and walks on three legs at night ?” The answer is man. Morning being a reference to our days as a baby,daytime obviously when … Continue reading

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The Hazing

I had just arrived at Ft. Bragg about an hour ago. Standing in my room in the barracks , looking out the window I had never felt so alone. An unexpected knock brought me back from my pity party. I … Continue reading

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And The World Smiled

I wrote this some time ago but an obituary in the local paper brought it to mind. I thought I would throw out again in memory.   I worked at a psychiatric hospital in high school assisting insane doctors giving … Continue reading

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