Monthly Archives: July 2010

Waking The Grey Boy

Today, at approximately 10:30 am, my dog Tucker died. I still can’t quite believe I’m writing those words. Tuck was 12; a good age for a dog his size (best weight 75 pounds, though he’d dropped 1o of that by … Continue reading

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Heart Connection/A Little Goes A Long Way

  Last night, during dinner, I sat and watched the interplay between my parents and my niece Michelle.  At an earlier time in my life, I’d have felt a stab of envy for the ease in which they banter back … Continue reading

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