Monthly Archives: April 2014

M Patient

If you have been following my blog, you know that within the last year I have met a fellow who has become very special in my life. His name is Dimitris, and he is Greek. Neither his name nor his … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Cookie

I don’t like to cook. I have no interest in cooking. I love to eat, and therefore I am occasionally in the kitchen attempting to put together a meal. My largest meal can only be three items (that may even … Continue reading

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The Bear

I don’t know how long it’s been, but I’m sure I’ve been meeting friends at the Golden Bear on Starkey Road for years. “The Bear” isn’t anything fancy, but sometimes it’s difficult getting seating, and we frequently feel that we … Continue reading

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Anniversary Adversity

On our one year anniversary, my partner and I decided to use a $20.00 gift certificate at the Longhorn Steak House to celebrate. I had passed the restaurant many times so knew exactly where it was. Prior to our going … Continue reading

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Starbursts (repeat)

Many years ago when I was working for the Get Smart tutoring service, I went into homes to test students before they were assigned a tutor. The parents had already indicated the needs of the student, but I would test … Continue reading

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D. B. and R.

It’s Easter time again. I’m glad that Easter, unlike Christmas, has not become so commercialized. Yes, there are the Easter eggs and Easter bunnies and egg baskets that parents purchaseĀ for the kids, but basically Easter has remained a religious event. … Continue reading

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A Polio Reminder

When I was growing up in Clinton, South Carolina, the start of school was frequently delayed because of the threat of polio. Polio was a horrible disease that struck randomly. The public knew little about what caused the disease or … Continue reading

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