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The Last Time We Were All Together was 2005

It must be my age. And this pandemic. I’m missing my children, badly. But is that feeling even reasonable? Due to the distances between us, we very infrequently saw each other before COVID-19. My son lives only 75 km from … Continue reading

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We’re Gonna Have a Good Time Then

Cat’s in the Cradle (1974) My child arrived just the other dayHe came to the world in the usual wayBut there were planes to catch, and bills to payHe learned to walk while I was awayAnd he was talking ‘fore … Continue reading

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How Many Times Do I Need to Say It?

Derek, My Son   Did I tell you enough times how I loved you? Everything about you makes me smile. Right now my words might seem too few, Except I think a thought for every mile Keeping me away from … Continue reading

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The Feeling of Abandonment

We All Have Our Crosses to Bear Do you know why atheists feel justified in saying that there is no God? Because even Jesus, dying on the cross, called out to Him, and He didn’t come to Jesus’ rescue. Abandonment … Continue reading

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Father (in) Time has Wrinkles

A Wrinkle in Time According to everyone who read this 1962 bestselling book, this is one of the world’s best. I wouldn’t know, never having been privileged enough to read it. But I saw the movie today with my granddaughter, … Continue reading

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Crossover Stars: UK to USA

Robert Carlyle In the UK, Robert Carlyle is mostly famous for being in a movie called Trainspotting. His youthful looks and slender physique puts me in mind of a drug addict. So you could say that he was playing to … Continue reading

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Finding Father: Hook versus Peter Pan

Finding Neverland J.M. Barrie wrote the original story of Peter Pan, as a play and then a book. The film Finding Neverland explores how this came about. According to Wikipedia: the story focuses on Scottish writer J. M. Barrie, his … Continue reading

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Expected to be Tired

  Expected to be Tired   Wait? Relax?? Be patient??? HOW?!!!   When my wife’s a patient about to give birth, How can I judge if the waiting is worth The worry that wearies me?

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