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We Visit, Politely

We visit, politely, at first. It’s been ages, it seems; but really it’s only been months. Months filled with moves, work, domestic disputes; a new baby. We transition to this new landscape with some trepidation. It appears, in a house with multiple children, families with one child are like the friends we used to have … Continue reading

For you; my friend
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For you; my friend

As you go out on this journey remember to Test the Waters. Dip your oars in someplace new, yet familiar. Seek what you love And love what you have found. Because, in reality what you have discovered is Yourself. And it is Beautiful, Perfect Whole. Even with the crinkly bits, dinged up edges, or roughened … Continue reading

Trying
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Trying

I’m trying to get you down on paper. But I can’t. Or, I do, but it’s too self-centered contrite unbelievable. How does one capture life in 2-dimensions? You were so much more. A hero. Father, brother, son and lover. Skier, daydreamer, cyclist and sinner. Catholic but not. Chainsmoker and red meat eater. Hilarious. Stubborn. A … Continue reading