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A Unique Friendship

On March 25, 2009, I lost a very good friend–Bea Lewis. Bea became a housekeeper and a friend in my home. She was one of a kind. I remember that she used to bring me a breakfast sandwich every time … Continue reading

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The Survivors

When Dimitris and I were in Hawaii, the most awesome place we visited was the Pearl Harbor site where the Arizona Memorial is located. The memorial itself is beautifully crafted but the breathtaking moment was standing inside the memorial and … Continue reading

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Tear Off Another Page

2016 began and ended with politics. The election of Donald Trump was a bitter pill for Democrats, and the race saw lower than acceptable campaigning tactics. The unemployment rate continued to fall although economists always seemed to have a “yes, … Continue reading

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Grape versus Apple

I remember as a child visiting a friend’s house and being served a piece of buttered toast with apple jelly spread and a glass of cold milk. I was so impressed with the taste that, although it did not merit … Continue reading

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Istanbul and Constantinople

In 1994, I made an unforgettable trip and met unforgettable people. I made the trip with my good friend, Dave Harrison. Flying to Europe, we began our trip in Athens, Greece, toured the area around Athens and then took a … Continue reading

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That I In Awesome Wonder…

I wrote the following passage in my journal on August 9, 1962. I think it bears repeating. I was then 24 years old: There are many things around us each day that we take for granted — beautiful things that … Continue reading

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