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Change

My father used to say, “the only thing you can count on to not change is change itself”. Of course I had no idea, as a young person, what that meant.  Youth is full of change.  Of course things change. … Continue reading

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The Window

I walk past his room and peek in.   It is empty.  There is very little evidence that Ben was even there – other than the bed sheets are not as straight as they ought to be and the odd … Continue reading

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Don’t blink!

I woke up feeling anxious this morning.  I’m not sure why.  I looked outside for clues – but the only thing I saw were the leaves on the trees. And then I saw the leaves on the trees.  Yup.  There … Continue reading

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The Christmas Tree Must Come Down

The eggnog is gone – and there will be no more for another year. The wrapping paper will be put back in the closet – after it is re-stocked by post-Christmas paper sales. The wreath will come down from the … Continue reading

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Where to put the Christmas tree?

“Mom, we always have the tree in the front room.  I like it because we can listen to Christmas music and I spend a lot of time in there just looking at the tree. I like looking at the tree … Continue reading

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