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sisters, part 2

We’re all gonna be here forever So mama, don’t you make such a stir Just put down that camera And come on and join up  The last of the family reserve — the prophet Lyle Lovett

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sisters, part 1

They’re crying. And laughing. And crying again. I’m in the middle of a pack of sisters. Four generations of fiercely independent, strong, hilarious women. I suppose the textbook definition would say they’re grandmothers and moms and aunts and nieces, but … Continue reading

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sarah

If you needed me I would come to you I’d swim the seas For to ease your pain — the prophet Townes Van Zandt I didn’t know Sarah very well. The problem with being a recluse is that it makes … Continue reading

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chalk mark in a rain storm

Chalk art offers a good lesson. Life doesn’t last forever. Make it colorful while you can.

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happy trails

‘Tis healthy to be sick sometimes.” — henry david thoreau I’ve been on better trails, but I couldn’t ask for a better hiking partner.

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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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Wasn’t Hoover in Animal House?

I know there’s a word for this I know cause it’s in the dictionary And when I find what it is I’ll write it down in case it comes up again I’ll be certain to avoid it — the prophet … Continue reading

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