Category Archives: Love

Make Love? You Are on a Fool’s Errand!

So the premise of this post may not even be valid, but its conclusions are. Trust me … been there, done that. The phrase, “Make Love” may have been started during the sixties “Free Love” movement, but nevertheless, we all … Continue reading

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On this day, in the year ’58, You came to this world healthy, awaiting your fate, On this day, again you are borne, Into good health, from your heart fear is shorn.   May your days be many, with me … Continue reading

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A nickel for each if it was only a dime

There’s a guy I’ve known my whole life, Through times of plenty and times of strife, Whether it was his or it was mine, A nickel for each if it was only a dime.   Though each of us had … Continue reading

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Epistle to Allison (Squid) Taylor Pylant, daughter extraordinaire on her 23rd birthday …

As a sixty two year old father of a beautiful young woman who turned twenty three today, what do I want to tell her? Will anything I have to share with her be relevant in her world? Are the fears … Continue reading

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Musings About Life Taking Its Toll

You know, I never really gave thought to what “taking its toll” actually means. I simply “knew” the intent of this saying and kept pace with what was being said when it was used. I’ve , even used it myself … Continue reading

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Our Clouds Silver Linings

Upon close inspection, within our clouds above, Silver linings made of parts from me and parts of you, Compassion, support, care and love, Parts that made also the words “I do”.   Tumultuous skies traversed as lovers, Shooing thunderhead as … Continue reading

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What Is Mama?

Child’s first word, Source of living things, Milk donor, Sustenance procurement specialist, Ruler of the galley, Icing prodigy, Medical practitioner extraordinaire, Splinter and ear wax excavator, Domestic goddess, Protector of scary things, Value assurance … (somebody loves me), Progenitor of … Continue reading

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I Cried Today

Overwhelmed by love I cried today, With a young woman who is not my wife, Green scrubs and the afflicted fill her day, Guiding succor to my mother and sustaining her life.   So I cried, and thereby blessed, A … Continue reading

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As I tread the boards in my dramatic life interpretation,

The following brain dump will likely be a bit dry and confusing if you have not witness my struggles to step through this life without tripping over myself, or my at least my tongue (that right there is an inside … Continue reading

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Meeting My Daughter’s Mother

She sails in the room, in which I was present, Countenance demanding attention, eyes turning, including mine. As though unawares she nearly flies with grace and assurance, Like a damsel on a bowsprit, damn she looks fine!   Though it … Continue reading

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