Tag Archives: regrets

Patience and Prudence

A re-post from a year ago. At a corner table of a Wendy’s an old woman sits every morning bent over her paper, her coffee and half eaten egg patiently awaiting further attention. In the banality that is old age … Continue reading

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For Nickie – Who Would Have Been 67 Next Week

Mom, standing, holding Nicholas.  Seated are my aunt and her son (he’s now retired in Arizona.  On the ground are Alfred (left) and me (right.  Taken in Hempstead Lake State Park on Long Island, 1949. Nickie, Alfred  and me. In that … Continue reading

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Dreams of Samarkand

Having passed three score ten the end of days is fast approaching Where have all the sunsets gone while I was living day to day? Contemplate the living billions few of whom have made a mark I guess I will be one … Continue reading

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Patience and Prudence

At a corner table of a Wendy’s an old woman sits every morning bent over her paper, her coffee and half eaten egg patiently awaiting further attention. In the banality that is old age she thinks how little she enjoyed … Continue reading

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