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The “Next Best” is to be cherished.

After the shopping is done, presents opened, and the day relaxes into the gray of the coming evening I am struck with a simple desire to do the impossible. The phone number still works and the house is still there, … Continue reading

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Christmas Day sometime in the 1960s

Sometimes parents forget what their children view as important and one Christmas evening in Woolwich what had been forgotten was a Christmas stocking.  My cousin Hank had left his stocking behind and we were informed we both would do what … Continue reading

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Columbia Avenue, Warwick, RI.

The house was ordinary by any standard, however when it belongs to grandparents it becomes special, especially when my Dad and his brother shared the room upstairs as children. It was the first house I ever saw that had an … Continue reading

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