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High School Memory #1

The 50 year reunion (Class of 1968) is coming up for my two high schools, Malcolm Price Laboratory School in Cedar Falls (I was there K-10) and Lincoln HS in Des Moines (11th and 12th grade). I'll be attending both reunions, the CF one in June, and the DM one in...

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Roxie

Our cats arrived pre-named, and so we had little to say about that. I didn’t feel bound to the previous monikers, but was outvoted early. To me names that would be more appropriate for Roxie and Ted would be something that implied explorer or lightning bolt on the Ted...

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Teddy

For a somewhat PETA-flavored person, having a pet is a complicated topic. Its not hard to come up with flaws in the model. Pets of course eat meat as a habit. That has to come from somewhere. And if they are cats, they are born predators – of mortal danger to anything...

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The cost

The cost

There is a cost in growing older than 10, than 27 than 47, or more, because You never know when tears may fall over a lost one eyed rabbit over a shy girlfriend moved to Osceola over a marriage drifting off to San Francisco There is a cost in adding experience to...

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Last Day

In the evening of my Father's last day I fed him peas and carrots He didn't like the chocolate Ensure I sang " Just a closer walk with thee" and Mary hugged him. Then some people we didn't know showed up, and he led an animated talk about their athletic daughter after...

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