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R. F. & M. F. – End of Chapter

“MY GRANDFATHER’S CLOCK” Words and Lyrics Henry Clay Work “My grandfather’s clock was too large for the shelf, So it stood ninety years on the floor; It was taller by half than the old man himself, Though it weighed not … Continue reading

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Bride – Child

Horses are beautiful animals.  How useful they were to the human race for travel, farming, hunting, making war, racing, etc. As a boy, I remember them still being used as work animals, primarily for plowing, harrowing and otherwise tending to … Continue reading

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Till death do us part

We married  in 1960. The service was conducted  by the chaplain of the S.U. chapel and as I recall the ending of the marriage vows finished with the phrase which is the subject of this post. This is then followed by … Continue reading

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Autumn 1959

“I found this tonight and somehow I wanted you to know what it says.  It is very lovely. I love you very much. EBB says it much better than I can, although she spoke to a different “Robert” 1959 begins … 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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A Tale of Two Candles

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…”  I figure, if I am going to imitate, might as well do so from a writer of note.  And so, Charles Dickens seemed to fit, just a little … Continue reading

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