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James Dewey: The Legacy of a Name

My brother James Lester Davis was born just before my 5th birthday. He was named for a paternal great-grandfather, James Davis, and our paternal grandfather, Lester Davis. At some point in his growing up years our mother told him that … Continue reading

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Might Makes Right

In pondering more about the Boston Tea Party this morning, I got to thinking about “the glory” in knowing that our eventual independence, acquired some nine (end of war) or eleven (signing of the Treaty) years  later, came about because we … Continue reading

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Recent ramblings on the passage of my time on this planet

Here are some status updates from my Facebook page during the month of June. And to these I’ve added another thought in this category. 6/30/12 I realize that if we stay on this planet long enough, it happens to us … Continue reading

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Wanting to Belong II – “House Rules” by Jodi Picoult

Emma Hunt is a single mother of two teen-aged boys. Jacob, the older of the two, has Asperger’s Syndrome. Fifteen year old Theo does not. Their mother has established “house rules,” which include “Tell the Truth” and “Take care of … Continue reading

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Wanting to Belong — Brat Farrar

On the suggestion of a friend who said, “I can eat her books like jelly donuts,” I brought home two Josephine Tey novels from the library and another is on its way from Amazon. I chose Brat Farrar for my first … Continue reading

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A Resolve for 2012

I have realized through the years, as others would marvel at my knowledge of movies and books, that I mostly had spent time reading about movies and books, rather than actually reading the books or watching the movies. When I … Continue reading

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Meeting the family — Thanksgiving, 2001

Previously I wrote about events of 10 years ago and my growing friendship with Jack. Today I remember Thanksgiving 10 years ago when I first met the Pelhams — a lot of Pelhams! Jack and I drove made in through … Continue reading

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Still here

We’ve been traveling and traveling. We are home now. And that is a good thing. At some point I’ll post some pics and commentary of places that we’ve visited on our journeys. Right now I’m settling back into home life … Continue reading

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June 23, 2001 – My own apron

This is installment two of remembrances of 10 years ago. Here is exciting installment one. On this day 10 years ago Jack had his first visit to my family’s farm about 70 miles from the big city. We drove out … Continue reading

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Book Giveway at Parent at the Helm

Maybe one day I’ll have fun giveways here, but for now I’m sending you over to Parent at the Helm for their June, 2011 Book Giveway. What Really Matters by David H. Albert & Joyce Reed (Introduction by Wendy Priesnitz, … Continue reading

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