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It’s that close

When you’re poor it doesn’t take much to throw your financial world into a complete tailspin. The upside: the mortgage is covered. The downside: my next pay, all of it, goes to the heating oil company. Cushion left in bank: … Continue reading

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Tide and time

Lynn was the consummate organizer of special events. She loved special events. While our children were young it seemed to me that they must have believed that birthday celebrations were a multi-day multi-event process. There would be the birthday celebration … Continue reading

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There are some conflicting feelings at play these days. First is the absolute need/desire to be with my wife at the palliative care. She is almost at the point of refusing food and water. The amount that she does take … Continue reading

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The best laid schemes

My phone rang yesterday morning on the way to the track and it was my son. It seems that my wife’s father and my son have similar Saturday schedules and once again they were on the same bus and once … Continue reading

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