Tag Archives: Brothers

Siblings

When the promised and much-touted GI Bill of Rights proved logistically inadequate to my college ambitions and my father was opposed and unhelpful to them; I turned in desperation for help from my then grown siblings. I’d done the math … Continue reading

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The Boys Next Door

When my son was growing up he had a couple of neighbor kids he used to play with. They were brothers with not much more then a year between them in age. Boys generally are rather rambunctious to begin with … Continue reading

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Brothers and Sisters

My father had five sons and four daughters. Out of all his daughters I was the pretty one. While I’m not saying they were ugly, they were no Beauty Queens either. In their prime however, they were attractive enough to … Continue reading

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Mint Jelly

While shopping in the grocery store a week or so ago I spotted some imported leg of lamb in the freezer section. It was a marked-down closeout item that’s generally too expensive for my budget. I stood over it thinking … Continue reading

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