Monthly Archives: June 2013

You can’t get there from here

In all my years of newspaper reporting, I’ve never gotten lost when trying to find people who live out in the back of beyond. Until yesterday. I can’t really say I was lost. I just couldn’t find the road and … Continue reading

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Lost when found

“Don’t it always seem to go that you don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone…”–Joni Mitchell, Big Yellow Taxi Today’s the day she leaves and, as often happens, I wish I’d appreciated her more while she was here. Pat’s … Continue reading

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Too simple for words–but you’re going to get them anyway

“Hot town, summer in the city, back of my neck gettin’ dirty and gritty…” –The Lovin’ Spoonful It’s nice and cool in the house, though, with the blinds mostly closed and the AC units on. Is it any wonder that … Continue reading

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Sharing past lives

I’m sitting here on a quiet Sunday morning, sipping my coffee and looking at the faces of old people. If those people read that, they’d probably line up to throw things at me. They’d be right, of course, because I’m … Continue reading

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…and the men liked it, too

Someone once told me men like meat-and-potatoes and women like casseroles. If that’s true, I think the main reason is that the casseroles are more fun to make. There’s something satisfying about mixing and stirring and combining and assembling, and … Continue reading

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