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The Blood Feeling


Yesterday I woke up dreaming about my nephew John.  Today it was my sister Ruth.  I haven’t seen Ruth in eleven years and haven’t seen John in longer than that, yet I still dream about them, apparently every night.  Family.  … Continue reading

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Friendship: The Alternative to Guns


Amelia the Awesome is my home health aide—a job she tolerates in order to work her primary commitment:  Peace.  Peace is not a career path that pays well so, in addition to being peaceful and caring for me, she also … Continue reading

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The Last Friend You’ll Ever Have


I lay here in the pre-dawn darkness thinking about “tired.”  I always am these days.  It seems there isn’t enough sleep in the world to restore me to “rested.”  I wake up feeling fine, get up and get on the … Continue reading

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Face-to-Face or Facebook?


Some complete stranger wants to be my friend on Facebook.  What’s up with that?             Have we completely lost the meaning of the word “friend” or has it never meant what we think?  It appears in the dictionary right after … Continue reading

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