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TIME TO REFLECT

Yesterday I took a walk through Doylestown. I happen to pass the home of one of the families whose children created drawings to illustrate my story, “Ice Cream Mud”. The mother was out raking leaves and the children were riding … Continue reading

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THE LAST THIRD OF LIFE

Thirteen years ago, at the age of sixty-four, I decided to stop promoting my stories for children and start to work on stories for the last third of life. Out of that decision grew the Jung performances, a memoir (E-book) … Continue reading

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PLAYING WITH THE NORMS OF LIFE

Early this summer I shared plans to engage neighborhood children in an art project to draw pictures for one of my stories–Ice Cream Mud. It will be self-published as a picture book using Kindle Direct as I did the mouse … Continue reading

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BEING AND BECOMING

For everything there is a season, and a time for every purpose under the heavens….. Ecclesiastes 3:1 I don’t know about you, but I have always treasured stability–the normal in my life–knowing there is someone who loves me and wants … Continue reading

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STAGES OF LIFE

How can I experience the feelings of childhood at the age of seventy-seven? For many the answer is to spend time with your grandchildren–and I did that–but mine are now high school and college age and they are striving to … Continue reading

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The Uninvited Guest

When Nancy and I first walked through the front door of 68 Clemens Road, we both recognized that this was a place where we could host gatherings of friends and family–and we have done this for the past twenty years. … Continue reading

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THE TURKEY BASTER SOLUTION

Three nights past I went into the bathroom to brush my teeth before bed. In the process, I noticed that the water was not going down the sink drain. Have you been there? So I dutifully went to the closet, … Continue reading

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THE MASTER’S PAY

Last month I shared a story that was created out of the angst of separating from the Presbyterian Church fifty years ago. Evidently my creative self was not finished with telling that story. About two weeks ago, I had a … Continue reading

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THE CUT AND RUN KID…still on my mind

As I begin my seventy-seventh year on this earth I am thinking about how I spend my days. I am an early riser. There is a good reason for this habit of life. Early morning is the hour when negative … Continue reading

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MY FATHER, THE MACHINIST…and more

Fall is quickly passing and signs of winter are in the flower gardens. Nancy and I returned in late October from two weeks in New England. I told stories at the Power of Words Conference in Vermont; and after that, … Continue reading

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