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Awkwardness must be my superpower. My inherent clumsiness was amplified by shoes the other day while shopping for groceries. I was wearing a pair of very comfortable Hoka training shoes. They have a very tall sole that cushions each step. … Continue reading

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We Might Laugh About This One Day

When the country music singer, John Conlee was touring the United States in the early 1980s, one of his gigs was here in Norfolk, Nebraska. Conlee’s tour manager conferenced with me about the two shows that I was to emcee. … Continue reading

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Much Ado

It began as a case of mistaken identity. I was in the nursing home in Wayne, Nebraska (pre-pandemic) and was greeted by someone I hadn’t seen since ages ago. He had been visiting his mother who had just been admitted … Continue reading

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