Tag Archives: Old

The death of a young bird

We had just finished eating dinner. The dishes were clean, the kitchen was straightened up and now my wife could settle down on the sofa and catch-up on all the celebrity news on E! Entertainment. I put the dogs up and … Continue reading

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And the children sang

As empty nesters my wife is hell-bent on getting the house decorated “perfectly” for the arrival of our children and their significant others over the holidays. My jobs include getting the trees, yes trees, in their stands and in the … Continue reading

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Nothing lasts

I was talking to my Mom over Thanksgiving getting her thoughts on the mini-family reunion we had just attended. It had been years since I had seen some of these folks and I wanted to get her take on how … Continue reading

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Old sticks

When my wife and I travel around we like to go to antique stores. I love old things, tools, pottery, plates, stuff. I like to hold old items and feel their past. I think about the people who made it, … Continue reading

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A new dawn

The rope I grip has begun to fray, The knots I tied have slipped and drawn slack, From the truths that control my motions, and count my days It’s time I pushed away from this shore of security Towards the … Continue reading

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When the cat is away the mouse goes to bed early

I love cheap frozen pizza. Honestly, I love any kind of pizza, but when my wife is out-of-town I always eat a frozen pizza and buy a six-pack of really good beer. I realize it is not good for me, … Continue reading

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On the technology struggle bus

I had to order a new laptop today to replace my “old-new” six-year old laptop. Six years doesn’t seem that long to me but apparently in technology years it is equal to 100 at least that is what the kid … Continue reading

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