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So Practical

A roommate and I drove to Harlan, Iowa to visit some of his family in 1982. Felix warned me that his uncle was not a very practical man. That is the only fact that I remember about the relative. There is only one … Continue reading

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Wishful Thinking

I’ve confessed in a few earlier bluejayblog posts that I used to be hooked on self-help books and auto-hypnosis tapes.  Like many people, I wanted a pleasant, ideal way to pull myself out of the rough, personal problems I’d been … Continue reading

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