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Month: November 2015

Stories to Sing

Stories to Sing

Life is full of stories to tell.  Sometimes I think about my stories like songs that I’ve learned throughout the years.  Some stories are written in a minor key and sung slowly and methodically.  Others are filled with major chords and are sung faster with much joy and anticipation. Some stories are so fabulously awkward that they just have to be revisited.  Like the time that I approached a dear woman who had recently been through bladder surgery.  I knew…

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The Cup

The Cup

When I was younger, I was afraid that a giant strawberry might come into my room at night and attack me.  I remember on one particular night screaming out about the strawberry. I mean, wouldn’t you?!  My dad came in, blurry-eyed I’m sure, and he offered me a cup of water.  I drank that water right down and behold:  that cup was a fruit killer.  Seriously.  Well done, dad. But the big strawberry fear just never went away.  Lest you…

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