Washington DC Melancholy

As we disclosed in our previous Newsletter, we planned to spend nearly a month in Washington DC, helping to sort through and address a lifetime Legacy left behind by my Aunt Marilee, who passed from COVID in September. This was a two-fold challenge: A FULL Lifetime of possessions and a Lifetime of Art. Fortunately, we

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Is it weird to say…

…That someone was “Taken too soon” if that someone was 107 years old? FULL DISCLOSURE:  There will be some politics in what follows;  I hope you’ll read on whatever your particular viewpoints might be.  Only when we can TALK REASONABLY about such things can we find our way out of the divisiveness and spitefulness we

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STILL GOT IT!

Once we made it to Minneapolis, we began the task of, what I would loosely call: Senior Citizen Debauchery. We were with college friends, with whom we had committed “Real” debauchery those many years ago. I remember evenings that began with enormous Mexican Food Feeds, followed by enormous Ice Cream Sundays and then perhaps beer

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Iowa gets a Bad Rap…

For the past couple of weeks, we have been in Iowa. More specifically — if it matters, because one Corn field looks much like Another – In the town of West Des Moines.   And, see, THAT is an example of the ”Bad Rap” that Iowa suffers. THERE IS MORE THAN CORN in Iowa!!! For example,

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