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The First Day of April, 1957

[Excerpted from my as-yet-to-be-named memoirs (a lifetime‚Äôs work in progress) recalling the day we moved from Grayson, Alabama (in the middle of the Bankhead National Forest) to Century, Florida (on the Alabama/Florida State line) in 1957. A friend posted photos … Continue reading

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Uncle Jesus: Doing the Math (3d Annual Posting)

This is my third annual posting of this long-form essay that was the inspiration for starting this blog in the first place. It is the first of three posts that, taken together, lay out a pretty good schematic of my … Continue reading

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Angels in Action: the Fire Tower

My fourth and fifth years were special, but then, it seems to me that most children are particularly radiant at that age. So much so, in fact, that I have come to believe we all enjoy a brief but magical … Continue reading

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