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Revolution 1 (Flu Bee Doo Wah) by
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Vaccines arrive. Like Brylcreem: a little jab'll do ya.
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The Relief Pitcher by
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But, of course, the iconic Alka-Seltzer ads featured little Speedy Alka-Seltzer. Bright-eyed and eager he pitched relief to the masses. Known far and wide, yes, but do you know Speedy's backstory?
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Keeping It Reeled? by
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Prompted By First Memory

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I’m sure that among the filmed “memories” are some that I truly recall, but after so many viewings of the home movies I can’t be sure. Is it real or is it Kodachrome II?
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Prompt and Circumstance by
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Prompted By Reconnecting

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(T)he point of these reminiscences isn’t a specific memory, it’s about the conversations that ensue about those memories.
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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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