Monthly Archives: August 2013

Clothing Required

Sunday the sun didn’t shine. We had plans for nearly a month that we would go to the beach and I wasn’t about to cancel over a small detail like sun. Robert Moses State Park was the destination and it … Continue reading

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A Simpler Life

A simpler life. I hear that term a lot lately.  It takes me back to my childhood when we used to gather with the whole extended family over at my uncle’s father in-law’s estate on Sundays.  His father in-law purchased … Continue reading

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Her voice is ethereal and she calls out to them. Desdemona Apollo Fearless There are about eight names in all and for the life of me I can remember only the three.  As she calls out to them, in the … Continue reading

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Heading back to the daily grind

I am back from vacation and admit I’m not happy about it. I’ll refrain from whimpering while you’re here but once left alone the heavy sighs will begin. I had a wonderful time with my family. This was the year … Continue reading

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