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People

I had a conversation with one of my closest friends this morning. The morning of my 50th birthday. I think about moving back home. I want to be closer to my family. I want to be closer to my people. My … Continue reading

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Fifty

My friend Mary is turning fifty years old today. I believe that it is quite a feat. And one that I hope to match next year. It is one of those birthdays that truly feel like a milestone but maybe … Continue reading

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Voices

On my birthday, many people called me. My mom and my sister, they are serial callers. I talk to them every weekend. But then out of the blue, my Aunt also called me. She was going to call me earlier … Continue reading

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Birthday

When you get to be a certain age you face birthdays with a bit of trepidation. You know that there will be little celebrating. The likelihood of no presents. And the fact that you will be at work and it … Continue reading

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Feel Like a Number?

Numbers. I don’t like them. I try to avoid them as much as possible. My brain sort of seizes up under prolonged exposure to them. They are part of the reason that my career in science maybe didn’t go as … Continue reading

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End of the World

Today, Veteran’s Day, is my father’s birthday. The good thing about that is that it is really easy to remember. Despite that, it got to a point in the day where I just about forgot to make the call. My … Continue reading

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Writer’s Block

So many times over the past couple of weeks I have fired up the laptop and sat down to write a blog post. I was in a good place one evening when I began writing about how my son would … Continue reading

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