Monthly Archives: December 2017

duck duck duckity duck

So this is the new year And I have no resolutions For self-assigned penance For problems with easy solutions — the prophet ben gibbard — Never trust a finish line that’s marked by crime scene tape. If I had a … Continue reading

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goodbyes are hard

He’s waiting for me in the parking lot, like he has faithfully done for 30 years. I have owned three cars in my life: an old Chevy Vega that got me through high school, a 1978 Honda that got me … Continue reading

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Life is funny, part 377

We’re driving in downtown Mesa. It’s 8 p.m. Tuesday, the day after Christmas. We’re navigating the barricades in a construction zone when the flashing lights come on behind us. I keep going, thinking maybe it’s not for me. Then he … Continue reading

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christmas carol

maybe next year we won’t go insane when they rush to hang the bows and candy canes because peace will shine in me and you from Bethlehem to Timbuktu even if the forecast is for rain — the prophet Mary … Continue reading

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old friends

Old Friends they shine like diamonds  Old Friends you can always call  Old Friends Lord you can’t buy ’em  You know it’s Old Friends after all — the prophet guy clark — It’s the last waltz. I’m on the track … Continue reading

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