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Not Long Enough

In Honor of My Parents’ Seventy-Second Anniversary April 18 Four  middle-aged couples, myself included, sat at a dinner table littered with wadded napkins, half empty coffee cups, and spots of dribbled food. Our conversation ranged from football, to restrained politics, … Continue reading

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The Mourner in the Corner

Remembering the Father of My Children On this Father’s Day, I am thinking of my children’s father, and  my children. At his funeral last December I was the “mourner in the corner.” Widows can weep openly,  but ex-wives ache–ache over lost … Continue reading

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