Monthly Archives: July 2017

How Could I Forget

In another life it was a massage table. It was over seven feet long, made to fold in half so it could fit into a cloth case and be carried by the suitcase handle attached to one end of the … Continue reading

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Building Character

Joey has been playing for a traveling basketball team all summer. He’s been making progress. Coach has been farming him out to “nationally ranked teams” and, once, he brought back a trophy that came up to his chin. Joey is … Continue reading

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I’m Gettin’ There

It’s nice to have a room again.  A room that stays relatively comfortable during unbearably hot days.  A room I can walk into middle of the day and stretch out on the bed.  Two electric fans: one from the ceiling … Continue reading

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