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To Be Continued . . . by
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Prompted By Pandemic Summer

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And so it goes.
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Talkin’ ‘Bout Whose Generation? by
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Prompted By Aunts & Uncles

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That was my first encounter with Hadley. I held her on my lap the entire time. Having this sunny, beautiful four-month-old niece was a welcome counterweight to my grief for my mom.
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I Wuz Robbed by
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Prompted By Aunts & Uncles

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So it starts with a headcount. Between them my parents had five siblings. All brothers. Uncle and, perhaps spousal Aunt possibilities abounded . . . . Alas
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Lost and Found by
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Prompted By Memorabilia

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And looking at how the dates fall I realize that it’s September 1979. Charlie was born Thursday September 27, 1979. Charlie and his mom came home from the hospital on Sunday the 30th. The day the picture was taken.
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One Step at a Time by
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Prompted By Recipes

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(Mom) was drawn to challenging recipes.  With mixed results.  Her sardine pie became the stuff of family legend, firmly anchoring the bottom end of the results scale.
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Bad Moon Rising by
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Prompted By Superstition

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Seems to me that Covid-19 has set the stage for the emergence of new superstitions.
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The (Very) Deep State by
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But getting back to fragrant flashbacks, while no such aromas come to mind, I can conjure tastes. 
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For What It’s Worth by
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The first question is, “what if we’re wrong?”  The second, larger question is, “what if we can’t know?”
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This is a Developing Story by
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But if one was the picture-perfect-postcard of a vacation the other was the photographic negative from which it was printed.
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The Wurst of Times by
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Prompted By Retirement

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First there was the retirement that wasn’t, observed by many, and then there was the retirement that “was”, observed by almost no one. And midway between them was a short-circuited retirement, a retirement that “wasn’t” also observed by almost no one. The end.
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