Category Archives: Memories

Unrestrained Innocence

First posted on August 27, 2013 When we are children we seldom think of the future. This innocence leaves us free to enjoy ourselves as few adults can. The day we fret about the future is the day we leave … Continue reading

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What We Believe

Nothing is ever really lost to us as long as we remember it. L.M. Montgomery

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Right In Front of My Nose

My wishes for us all in this New Year were found right in front of my nose  on my fireplace hearth: “Peace Stone” – A gift from a friend who had many times heard my answer to the question, “What … Continue reading

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Dance in the Moonlight

I dance in the moonlight and your ghost in my arms dreaming of what might have been. I hope that life has been kind to you and that I am not forgotten. I send warm breezes to kiss your lips … Continue reading

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Traces…

Faded photographs Covered now with lines and creases; Tickets torn in half Memories in bits and pieces; Traces of love long ago That didn’t work out right; Traces of love with me tonight. Buie/Cobb/Gordy/Lee “Our time” will always be remembered with … Continue reading

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My Close Relationship with Melody and Rhythm

From the time I can remember, music has been around me. My young parents were music fans who had a radio on most of the time. My youngest formative years were spent with Elvis, Hank Sr. and Patsy Cline. By … Continue reading

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Reminiscence Bump

I remember days when I was fifteen or sixteen years old that occupy more memory space than some entire years of my adult life. There are teenage first experiences that I recall as vividly as if they happened two days … Continue reading

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Pieces of the Past

For the most part I am a strong man. I can keep going through just about anything, but just because I don’t stop does not mean I am not in pain. Many people mistake that ability to keep moving forward … Continue reading

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Quit Thinking About It…

The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good things for the first time. Friedrich Nietzsche In my 20’s and 30’s the cover phrase for forgetfulness was “I must be getting old”. By the … Continue reading

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Great Wealth of Life

Grab  your imagination hat and put on your best fantasy shoes. Dress up in daydreams and set your mind on make-believe. Then come along with me in a delicate journey of words arranged to inspire. I wandered lonely as a … Continue reading

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