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Traditions

When I think of tradition, I think of “Fiddler on the Roof” where the main character guides his family through the Jewish traditions that have lasted for generations. Now in the 21st century we celebrate many traditions such as observing … Continue reading

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Becoming Elderly

First Lady Michelle Obama has just published a book she titled Becoming. In this book, she writes candidly about her transition from the south side of Chicago to the White House. Everyone, in his own way, is becoming. What I … Continue reading

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The Excited Planter

Reader, I don’t know what you do for excitement, but one of my joys is planting flowers. On Father’s Day, my partner gave me something he knew I would enjoy–flower seeds. There were marigold, cosmos, and zinnia seeds but no … Continue reading

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The New Year

I feel my age, and look it too, I love to spend time writing you About the weather or the news That doesn’t always suit your views. I don’t go out much, so have time to ponder all the days when I’m most happy … Continue reading

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The 78th

What does it feel like to be 78 years old? I can’t say that it feels any different from what it felt like to be 77 day before yesterday. March 20th, the first day of spring, was my 78th birthday. As usual, … Continue reading

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