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– memories of a man getting older –

Entries Tagged as 'Family'

Liberty 9-1327 and TV

November 13th, 2011 · No Comments

Li9-1327. That was our phone number in New Jersey. World War II had recently ended and words like Liberty were left over from the war effort. We had a party line when we first got the phone. When you picked up the phone to make a call you had to first listen to make sure […]

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Tags: Early Years · Family · Metuchen N.J.

Your Grandma, my Mom, leaves her suit.

November 21st, 2008 · No Comments

Your Grandma, my Mom, died a few weeks ago. I stand out in the field, looking up at the evening sky. My Dad has been long gone; Grandpa before that; Grandma after; now Mom. I wonder about the machine, the machine we call living, call life & death. Perhaps we are all aliens and our […]

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Tags: Family

Happy Days

October 18th, 2008 · No Comments

My childhood memories are happiness. They smell like fresh air. Once, my daughter, when you were little, we were driving in the car with the windows down and you were enjoying the fresh air. You proclaimed with a voice of contentment, “It feels like God kissing my cheeks.” On another occasion, as I was to […]

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Tags: Family