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Marching Along – 1974

Spring is springing, a young man’s thoughts turn to Love, and a middle-aged man thinks about his trailer. March 74 certainly came in very lamb-like.  I was sick again in February with the flu, more severe in February than January. … Continue reading

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WASP (Not the Insect)

The emotional rush of being in love and a couple, both figuratively and physically, ended about when the relationship texts proclaimed, that is, about 2 years after making our informal commitment to each other.  Sure enough, we responded to the ancient call … Continue reading

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Wilson Cottage – Syracuse University

I have rambled  about myself with little concerning Marge. Now I try to remedy that as best I can. This is a copy of the cover letter Marge sent me after, what I thought, was a disastrous first real date, the disaster due … Continue reading

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New Dresses

We lived at the Smith Lane apartment through the winter. On quite cold weather, I would remove the battery from the car and take it inside. Then I would reinstall it before leaving in the morning. Just to be sure. … Continue reading

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The Honeymooners

  A new decade is upon us.To Marge and I, the most significant event is our marriage in May. More on this later. Marge is in her second semester of her junior year. Next year she will not be a … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 1958

It was a dark and stormy night.  All right, not stormy, but certainly dark. Nothing too dramatic this term. Marge and I had become quite attached to each other and we often went for little drives just to be together. … Continue reading

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Lake Placid NY – 1958

Welcome to Lake Placid, NY home of two winter Olympics. Lake Placid is a really nice place in summer. Pleasant days and the evenings are usually cool enough to wear a light jacket. Winter’s a different story with below zero days even … Continue reading

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Graduation 1958

 Graduation day at Syracuse University for the class of 1958. ” We’re the Class of ’58, we’re the class that’s really great!!” as we were taught to chant at orientation in 1954.  A lot of bull to me, but it … Continue reading

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Marges Stuff

The photo above is a composite I made of some of the blouses and T shirts that were left after Marge died. Who would have thought that such a simple task could be so gut wrenching?  I  suppose I did … Continue reading

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