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Gifts From My Father

The other day I did some research for a friend about a Mesopotamian goddess, tracking down some details. Mythology has been an interest of mine since childhood. I read voraciously anything new to me. I tried to find everything and … Continue reading

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Father’s Day

My father died in 1991. He was 77 and had been diagnosed with a form of Alzheimer’s about six months earlier, although the doctor suspected that, since Dad was an intelligent man, he had been masking the symptoms for a … Continue reading

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Tribute For My Mother

(Originally published on LiveJournal) I wrote the following tribute to be read at my mother’s funeral last week. I couldn’t read it myself, as I would have gotten too emotional. However, the music director at the church read it for … Continue reading

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Unfinished Art and Waiting on Mortality

(Originally published on LiveJournal) It’s a weird season for me right now. I’ve spent the last few months (well, since early April) turning my life upside-down, to get myself out of a rut.┬áIt’s been interesting. One of the results has … Continue reading

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