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Sigurd 12/23/14 -The War Within or Sleepless in Port Hueneme

The War Within or Sleepless in Port Hueneme Thy sea, O God, so great, My boat so small. It cannot be that any happy fate Will me befall ~Winfred Ernest Garrison Tuesday 23 December 2014 Here I sit, 4am, digging … Continue reading

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Colleen 12/12/2014 – Rock Paper Scissors

12 December 2014 Your dad and his brothers used to have a routine where they stood around with beers in one hand and played Rock Paper Scissors. Their version involved plenty of posturing, threats, and explosive man-giggling. Fists swung to … Continue reading

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Colleen 11/7/14 – Wingman

7 November 2014 Dear Colleen, You have spent thirty years trying and failing to put down on paper what your dad means to you, failing in large part because you feared if you made yourself say it then that might … Continue reading

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Mary 10/9/2014 – The Hurdle

The Hurdle October 9, 2014 Dear Mary, You feel the deep detachments as you do every time something major happens in your own life. You stand in the shadows and watch, trying to find your way. Your way where? Your … Continue reading

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