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A Few Additions I Have Known

I held the old San Francisco street map and wondered whether or not to completely unfold it because it’s such a pain to refold traditional paper highway maps. I finally decided to open it one fold at a time, then … Continue reading

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Neighbor Kids

When my first best friend and his family moved to Colorado, I was inconsolable. During the first few years of grade school, John and I were inseparable. I think one of the main reasons we had become best pals, was … Continue reading

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Going Alone

On some level, I’ve understood that I’m part of at least a couple of social experiments.  The experiment I consciously joined, first, is the phenomenon of unmarried adults, living alone. After leaving my childhood family home in 1973, I began … Continue reading

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