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Best Story of the Week…March 25th

I’m walking on Madison towards home. Up ahead is an elderly woman with a large L.L. Bean Boat and Tote bag. I watch as she stops every few steps to rest. I sidle up alongside. “That looks heavy. I seem … Continue reading

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I’m 92 How Old Are You?

I was on my way home when I see an elderly lady in a seersucker dress coming towards me with her eyes closed.  Red hair framing her face, she looked like a big sunflower that had yet to open. “Excuse … Continue reading

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Trying Not To Shake It

I’m a big believer in paying attention to what’s put in front of you. More often than not it’s a lesson of some kind, and what I saw this morning belongs in that category. There’s a little old black man … Continue reading

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