Category Archives: Family

Happy Birthday, Erica

Erica would have turned 48 today. She probably would have spent a quiet evening at home with her family. There would have been a modest number of gifts and a nice dinner. She might have received a visit from her … Continue reading

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Family Reunion 2012

It was a family reunion to remember. They usually are. We’re very fortunate that way. This one, however, was exceptional. In addition to the usual fun and camaraderie, there was tumult at home and very present calamity in Bayview, which … Continue reading

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I met my niece Lauryn in the summer of 2004.  I wasn’t expecting any more pleasant surprises at the time; I was enjoying quite a bounty already.  I had resumed lucrative employment at the Captain Cook in April and was … Continue reading

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