Category: childhood

A Wish for Wings…

A young boy and girl around the ages of four (perhaps a year or two difference). They were running around the front yard of a home in the City of Syracuse. The cement steps with an attached metal rail led up to the front metal storm door. The white door’s darkened grooves were accented with…

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Beneath It All

It’s that time of the year, this November part of autumn. Whether it’s a season or a concept, it’s an umbrella term for everything that’s great about the time of year. It’s the one last push, the colors created by Mother Nature are triumphs in the last moments before the Upstate New York weather turns…

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Halloween High Jinks

And so another month-long challenge begins with another challenge from a fellow human being (at least I think she is). Deborah over at  … More Than Sweet Potatoes has been getting her kicks out of making sure that I stick to my guns and promises about this valiant return to WordPress. Unfortunately, I enter this room…

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Back Into the Woods

What I’m listening to now, or consistently, is the band The Senators. Simply play the song in the background while you read this post. Since they first started following me on Twitter, The Senators have been a significant part of my playlist.  The band originates from the southwest, which is the complete opposite of my being…

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GoldenEye for an Eye

In the mid-1990’s the legacy of Ian Fleming and his James Bond continued to capture the hearts of fans new and old.  Many hours since that age of 12 had been occupied in front of the television, watching these James Bond flicks with my father in particular.  Sean Connery, as many others may share this opinion,…

Bond

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