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Treated This A’Way

Saturday was moving day. Saturday it snowed. Monday night five tornadoes tore through the metro. Wednesday we were outside in shirtsleeves. But it snowed Saturday. Such is March in Missouri. I had reserved a truck to move my worldlies from … Continue reading

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A Train to Cry

Like a suture scar across the earth’s skin a jagged cut starts northwest of my neighborhood and tears across the landscape. It passes north of me, then slightly to the east it cuts south, running about a mile before cutting … Continue reading

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Remembering the Sergeant Brothers

Most of this essay is based on my observations and memories.  Time doubtless has shaped the memories.  My own cultural background and upbringing shaped the observations.  Take it with however many grains of salt you wish … ~~~      They … Continue reading

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Filling His Shoes

I have a pair of boots that belonged to my late grandfather. Grandma offered them to me during a visit I made to her home. If you know me at all you know the esteem in which I held my … Continue reading

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Postscript

      I recently dined at The Rhineland, an Independence restaurant featuring food from the fatherland. My Mother was passing through Kansas City on her way to visit her own mother in southeast Kansas. I picked her up from KCI (Kansas … Continue reading

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