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My Personal Response to Charleston

Tears fall as I read these words spoken by William Saunders and quoted by CNN, “One of the things I wanted all my life is to be a man, not a black man, but a man. 75 more words


Last Catch

Just when we thought baseball bid its last good-bye to our player-son, it beckoned him back with a nomination for the Colorado Springs All-Star game. 514 more words


A Thousand Dawns

At first light each day

Before I open my eyes

I hear dogs shaking their collars

So the metal tags on them jingle

Which is my order to get up… 58 more words

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Beauty of the Beast

Sugar, my trophy wife, a former model for many years, has gotten me into the modeling business again.  I say “again” because as most Americans of a certain age recall, I once appeared in a print ad in The Omaha World Herald advertising the teen department at Nebraska Clothing.  180 more words

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Reflections As A Son Graduates

Photos I took of my son’s senior prom with dear friends.

I’m clenching each day in my jaws and shaking loose every ounce of life, savoring every moment, leeching it of presence. 243 more words


A Baby Left On The Doorstep

Yesterday, we were fixin’ to leave the ranch to go to town when we heard a knock on the door, which is unusual because we have a locked gate and a sign that says, “Patrolled by shotgun three days a week.  499 more words

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Beau's Purpose in Life

Today, as usual, Beau, pictured above, went with me to the barn when I fed the horses.  Then I returned to the house.  Alone.

Sugar, my wise and discerning wife, commented, “Did you call Beau and he did not come?” 175 more words

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