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Take A Walk On The Wild Side

My nonagenarian friend Leroy recently moved into an assisted living apartment. His vision has deteriorated to the extent that he believes he’s legally blind. Although he’s fully able to move around and perform basic tasks, Leroy had been worrying about … Continue reading

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I quickly skimmed my mental checklist: insulated boots, medium-weight parka, mittens-not gloves, and snow scoop. Clearing the driveway was on the agenda. I had decided to shovel the ridge of snow that forms a few feet away from the garage … Continue reading

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On Thanksgiving last year, I took a calculated risk and drove the ol’ Camry through a moderate snow storm in order to celebrate the holiday with my sister. The further I drove, the weather conditions became more severe. Before long, … Continue reading

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