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Another View Of the Fifties And Sixties

“There is too much misguided nostalgia in America these days!” My friend Gene blurted this out while we watched a commercial for a local eatery. The visuals included scenes of 1950s teens dancing “The Twist” There were Hula Hoops and … 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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On Mothers Day

During my pre-teens, some of my friends accused me of being a momma’s boy, as if that was a bad thing to be. I don’t think I really fit the personality profile of mommas’ boys because I tried to spend … Continue reading

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All Things Must Pass

I awoke from a nostalgic dream this morning. At the same time, a couple of lines from an old George Harrison song repeated in my head: “…None of life’s strings can last So, I must be on my way And … Continue reading

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These Are Halcyon Days

We have already arrived at the Halcyon Days of 2017. These are the days that are tinged with the spirit of ancient Greek mythology. These are not just the days for the Kingfisher birds to brood on the Aegean Sea, … Continue reading

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Changing

In the summer of 2010, my brother went to our old hometown for a couple of weeks because he felt nostalgic. He wanted to immerse himself in the surroundings of his childhood and relive the happiness of youth. During one … Continue reading

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30 Year-Old Slides From New Mexico

The Nebraska weather has been so hot and muggy that I’ve kept myself indoors in order to stay happy and healthy. This means that some of my archiving tasks are receiving renewed attention and effort. That means the main job … Continue reading

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