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You Can’t Go Home Again… Ha!

Ah Cahokia, Illinois… Now my “home away from home.” I think of you often, and occasionally return to see what’s left of my family I “left behind.” I keep hoping they will wise up soon and depart too because it’s … Continue reading

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Once More Back “Home”

“Home,” what a word that evokes so many thoughts of trauma, happy memories, and who can begin to explain how you’ll react. “Home” can be with newly found friends; or old pals from childhood or later years. “Home” can be … Continue reading

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Beau Geste Travels

Well here I am, finally traveling again because my wonderful son, Bernard Jr, graciously consented to being my chauffeur so I could attend a PWP (Parents Without Partners) Conference in Belleville, Illinois this weekend. This is the first time I’ve … Continue reading

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How?

I’ve often heard people wondering how 9/11/2001 could happen. How could security be so lax that 3 planes could be hijacked? Perhaps my tale will help you understand. Months before the terrorists’ attacks happened, security was increased in Federal Agencies … Continue reading

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Yes Virginia, I Done Good

There are times in life when we all have doubts, and no one really can predict when that will happen. They can be little, like whether or not it will rain or catastrophic, like whether or not our sons and … Continue reading

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Sam Elliott?

Is that Sam Elliott I see On this Gulf Coast Cruise with me? The Sea Screamer bucks and rocks As we struggle to stay upright. “Sam” almost fell into my lap But was able to adjust. No one knew if … Continue reading

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A New Tomorrow 

You climbed into your car and drove away looking for a new tomorrow Yes you were afraid but you drove off anyway Leaving behind the life you knew and friends too For the yearning was more than you could bear … Continue reading

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