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I’m going to be fifty

I’m going to be fifty. Not just yet. But some day, not in the too distant future, it’s going to happen and there’s nothing I can do about it. Although I have considered moving to another city, since living in a university town is probably the worst place to be if you are trying to […]

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Childhood Favorite Books

Bedtime Stories

I’m told that when I was about two years old, I was left with my step-grandfather while my parents were out for the evening,  and that when they returned a few hours later, I was still awake while he was sound asleep, seated on the floor, his back to the wall, surrounded by books I […]

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Home Sweet Home

They say that distance makes the heart grow fonder. I couldn’t agree more. Especially when the distance is six thousand miles by plane, approximately twenty hours of flight time from what I like to call bed to bed; My comfortable bed in Davis, California to a not so familiar bed in a hotel or […]

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All the Trimmings

I love Thanksgiving. Not only for all the obvious reasons. The reason I feel lighthearted as I walk down the aisles of the local Safeway, gathering ingredients for pumpkin pie, is because I can participate wholeheartedly in this holiday. When the cashier asks me what I’m making for Thanksgiving dinner, I actually have an answer. […]

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A Blustery Day Today

[Narrator] Now one fine day the east wind traded places with the west wind, and that’s turned things up a bit all through the Hundred Acre Wood. Now, on this blustery day Pooh decided to visit his thoughtful spot. [Pooh] Yes, and on the way I made up a little hum. And it hummed […]

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