Monthly Archives: February 2006

Reading the Signs

Years ago my mother died at the age of 83 of a stroke. A stroke is well named.  One minute you are perfectly fine, and the next you are struck down, either at death’s door or your remaining life changed … Continue reading

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Turning Seventy and Psalm 90

It is the day after a heavy snowstorm in Delaware.  Kids have off from school and driving is still hazardous in places, so we feel obligated to leave the roads to those who have need to be out and try to … Continue reading

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Ocean City Memories

One of the pleasures of a gloomy, mid-winter day is thinking about past summers. People who live where it is always summer miss this, their endless, warm sunny days slip by unnoticed and unappreciated.  We need this yearly time of … Continue reading

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More Fernwood Cemetery

The blog on my cemetery visit sparked some interest, so I’ll elaborate with a little more detail that illustrates the unexpected things you can learn at a cemetery. But, first, thanks to Fred Weinstein for pointing out that Long Lane … Continue reading

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