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When I Look in Your Eyes by
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Prompted By The Eyes Have It

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In the late sixties I was drawn to a song by British composer Leslie Bricusse, “When I Look in Your Eyes.” The music was haunting, the lyrics discomforting. They spoke of a depth of feeling and life experience I did not have. Sometimes now I’ll hear teens debate the “best” eye color—hazel? blue? green? brown?—or…
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Who Loves Ya, Baby? by
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Prompted By What We Watched

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Private eyes and detectives were my favorite TV characters. They still are.
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A Farewell to Paradise by
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Prompted By Refugees

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This is not my story. It is the story of my friend and longtime neighbor, “L”. Last year L approached me to ask for my help in documenting her story of escape and struggle. A refugee’s story. In 1959, at age nine, L and her parents fled Castro’s Cuba. It is a story I never…
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More Than a Woman by
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We can take forever just a minute at a time.
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Stage Struck by
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Prompted By How We Met

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A romance in three acts
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Galveston, oh Galveston by
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Of brothers and a war
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A Times to Remember by
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Prompted By Newspapers

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My uncle was an old-school, small-town newspaperman. 
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Pet Sounds by
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Prompted By Pets

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Wouldn't it be nice to hear them again?
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When Grandmother Ran for Governor by
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I would never have believed it -- and maybe I should have.
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Give Me a “D” by
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Prompted By In the Band

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Sometimes the prize you seek is not the prize at all.
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