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A Play in Three Acts

Act the First: our hero is abed long past any decent hour for proper folk to sleep when work was to be done. “Will’am Tinker!” came a cry from outside the daub-and-wattle house standing on the dusty road snaking through … Continue reading

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Do You See What I See?

On the fringes of the irregularly-shaped blocks formed in Kansas City’s Hyde Park neighborhood, where the street grid running south from the Missouri and east from the Kansas spreads over the undulating hills crowding up against the bluffs, an unprepossessing … Continue reading

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The Meandering Musings of an Absentee Father

This essay is a reprise from another blog I had a couple years ago.It seemed appropriate, today.(Photo courtesy of my dear friend, Lance Apple, the very present father of two fine young men.) I come from a legacy of absentee … Continue reading

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Dancing on the Wind

It was Anna, my first wife, who initiated me into the joy of flying kites. Of course, like probably every middle class boy in America in the 1960s, I had my experiences with those cheap paper kites. You know the … Continue reading

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