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The Road


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Not Quite Odysseus Yet

“There is a time for many words, and there is also a time for sleep.” Homer, The Odyssey    I’m heading out. Physically, I’ll be on the road Saturday morning to visit Dad down in the Ozarks. It’s a 10 … Continue reading

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Humans I crave

“Human isolation is terrible. We want to connect and figure out what it means to write. ‘How do you live? what do you think?’ we ask the author. We all look for hints, stories, examples.”  –Natalie Goldberg, Wild Mind I … Continue reading

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School Lunch: It’s Elementary

Gardner’s white bread in the yellow bag, butter, a leaf of iceberg lettuce, a slice of bologna; a Twinkie, Zinger or HoHo; an apple; 15 cents for a carton of milk.  If we were taking a field trip we could … Continue reading

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