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A (not so) Fond Farewell to Childhood

      In the short story “The Body,” by Stephen King (which later became the movie “Stand By Me”) the narrator of the story says, “I never had friends again like I did when I was twelve.”       My best childhood friend lost her dad a couple of days ago.  Her parents live very close to […]

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A Funeral at the Compost Heap

     Everyone has different ways of finding a little solitude in their life.  Some people run, or do yoga, or meditate, or read, or, in my case, work on their compost heap.  It sounds a little odd, I guess, but you take what you can get.       Each weekday morning after I take Evelyn to […]

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