Category Archives: friends


“Mike’s dead.” The phrase echoed down to the depths of my soul, not just when I first heard the news, but every time I heard it and every time I had to say those words, breaking the bitter news to … Continue reading

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Austin: In & Out of the Box

Even as we completed our Trajectory Towards Transformation six months ago, we knew we were in for a return run to Austin, one way or another. Even with 2 trips in U-Haul trucks, we still could not move all of the accumulated … Continue reading

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My Dog, Squirrel

Squirrel Tooth Alice came right in the front door of college rent house, grinning and wiggling, Mike Eddy just behind her at the door. A sleek lab with so much black a dollop of it spilled out onto her tongue … Continue reading

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“Love Will Make You Do the Strangest Things”

…like get married — years ago! Happy Anniversary to good friends David and Anne Ducharme-Jones! In addition to being life partners for many years, these two partner together in song as well. Over the last several years, I have had … Continue reading

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Family & Friends

Here are the lyrics to another song I wrote a long while ago. After another long while, maybe I’ll get brave enough to sing it for you… You know it’s always been family & friends Who can tell you how the … Continue reading

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A Sunny Afternoon — and Evening

Final of 3 posts about our recent adventure in England If we’d been treated like royalty back at Peckforton Castle, we were treated even better in East Finchley: like old friends. We relaxed with our hosts, Hank & Kelle, in … Continue reading

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Once upon a fairy-tale wedding

First of 3 posts about our recent trip to England “We can’t go.” Our friends James & Kara had invited us to their wedding — in an English castle, no less, near James’ hometown of Chester. But our finances basically forbid … Continue reading

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