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“It may not come when you want it / But it gets you there right on time.”
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When I started thinking about this prompt, I started a list of all the reasons I had to be grateful, and soon found there was a true embarrassment of riches.  When stacked up next to myriad reasons to be dismayed, angry, and depressed, an old saying came to mind: “I guess a man (sic) is…
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Why I’m Grateful This Thanksgiving by
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I love Thanksgiving and taking time to feel grateful for the blessings in my life.
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This prompt gave me the opportunity to write about my pediatrician, Dr.Elizabeth Torrey Andrews. In a weird coincidence, I googled her and discovered an obituary in the Reed College magazine, the college my younger son graduated from. Dr. Andrews was only a Reedie for one year (1923), then transferred to the University of Oregon, following…
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My father was a GP with an office on the first floor of our house,  and we lived “over the store”    (See Fluffy, or How I Got My Dog,  Saying Farewell to a Special Guy, and Turkey and Trimmings with Flu Shot) My dad did it all – delivered babies,  took out splinters and appendix,  and…
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