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Watermelon, honeysuckle, lemon tea with mint Chasing shadows on the lawn and followed where you went Too young, the oak trees whispered Too soon, the river knew Our promises weren’t false, but then they weren’t exactly true I smiled the … Continue reading

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These Are a Few of my Dad’s Favorite Things

 My dad went home Monday!! He was strong enough to leave A.G. Rhodes, the beyond-wonderful place where he received such great care and therapy. My parents have wonderful caregivers helping him, and he is HOME! To celebrate, I decided to … Continue reading

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Spending Time in the Past

I have not blogged in quite a while. I miss it, but I have been spending a lot of time with my eighty-six-year-old dad, at the rehab center, where he is slowly gaining strength after a hospital stay. There is nothing … Continue reading

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This Train is Leaving. . . But Not in my Memory

      Passenger trains have all but left America as a frequently chosen form of travel. I know there’s Amtrak, and I’m so glad about that! Now that I’m retired, riding an Amtrak train is definitely on my want-to-d0-soon list! But the … Continue reading

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