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September-A Birthday Month

This month holds my birthday a new grand-daughter’s, a sister-in-law, a daughter-in-law’s mother, my step-mother and my ancient black dog.  I am expected to provide poems and art. This summer brought an unusual gift a ‘grand-daughter’ almost 17 who is … Continue reading

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Bounded   Boundaries creep up. Unexpected walls grow in rooms. Moving through the house requires walking a twisting labyrinth. Every foot fall necessitates careful planning.   Underfoot a future dog bounces through the rooms.  He’s unconcerned by moving walls and … Continue reading

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U-Turn-A Birth Surprise

      April 2002  Dear Zach, It is tradition that I write a poem for each child.  I never control them.  They come at their own pace and in their own way.  Yours has been hiding.  No wonder, it … Continue reading

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from Parent to Grandparent I have a reputation in the family for getting lost while driving even when I know where I’m going.  U-turns are a fact of driving life with me. I really think that life changes are u-turns. … Continue reading

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