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Ruby May

You are now most likely sitting in a comfortable chair, or perhaps unable to leave your bed. The last time I saw you, your belief that you’d done a good job raising your only son fading so rapidly that your … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day

We walked all day. We left the apartment on the canal on Ashland Avenue, which was almost Grosse Pointe, and walked all the way to Belle Isle. Past the giant Goodrich Tire, all the way down Jefferson Avenue, halfway to … Continue reading

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Other than that, Mrs. Lincoln, how was the play?

I lost my dog to a bully. A “man” who is afraid of dogs, but pushes out his chest and spits every time he sees me. My Henry was a handsome boy, a dobey with his ears intact (docking a … Continue reading

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I will never sit in that booth at Panera again.

She was young, not particularly attractive, but had the expression of one who thinks she is. She was tall, graceful looking, well dressed. Very high heels. Very long straight hair. At her table in the restaurant, during a busy lunch … Continue reading

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The Dad I Had

There are all kinds of dads, that is for sure. I know that millions of people have grown up successfully despite some fathers who were less than perfect. Even if ‘perfect’ is something we should even look for in a … Continue reading

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Murray State Memory

“Hey, that your friend over there?” the boy at the pool table asked her as she walked past him on her way back to the bar. “Yes,” she answered, “why?” “Cause I’d like to pop her,” he said and grinned. … Continue reading

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The New Bride

She was to join a chorus of community people, not singers so much as volunteers, in a Holiday Open House concert of Christmas carols at one of those old Victorian mansions you see up and down the weeping willow draped … Continue reading

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