Monthly Archives: January 2023

New Beginnings & False Starts

It’a the end of January, what someone once referred to as “that two-faced month.”  Its mythological namesake Janus has one face looking backward, one looking forward. January serves as a commonly defined “beginning,” not just flipping the page on the … Continue reading

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Re: My Grandfather as “Guest Blogger”

The first time I posted an excerpt from my grandfather’s memoir manuscripts, I referred to him as a “Guest Blogger.” By now, years later, I’ve posted over 70 entries from his writings. I still find these stories of his fascinating … Continue reading

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Reminder: We Are All Temporary Here

Death reminds us of mortality, our own and others. Inevitable as death is, when it comes, we act as if it’s completely unexpected, regardless of how it arrives. We even try to avoid mentioning the word in polite company. instead … Continue reading

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Make of Me a Moral Lesson

Willy Wonka would be proud. Some funeral goers will likely be appalled. Just don’t blame me. It’s not my fault. It’s not even my idea. But it is a great idea. So, I’m stealing it. Not just to repost the … Continue reading

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Songs of Will T. Massey — “The Darkness Now”

One of Will’s later songs that he recorded on his iPhone and sent out to a limited number of people, starting in 2014. I have 11 songs he sent out that way, and six of those are already posted here. … Continue reading

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Happy 33rd Anniversary, Sara!

for Sara, forever my angel “There is no greater force in the universe than the impact of two people finding each other.” — Scott Whitebird, my brother and one of the Two Best Men at our wedding Today marks the … Continue reading

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Forward into the Future!

Today marks 6 months since I got laid low by an injury of unknown source. In the months since then, I’ve blogged quite a bit less than I had been previously doing. Most of my time & energy has been … Continue reading

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