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Happy Birthday David

Forty-eight years ago this morning, the four of us kids tootled into San Francisco with my parents in the old green VW bus. Mama wore a swoopy brown checked shirt and with a very large and uncharacteristic bow. I kept … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Danny!

Danny and I are the “big kids.” Or at least we were. We were the big kids to the three younger ones. Danny was always smaller than average. I still remember the day when he was 7 and Grandma Ethel … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Ariel…

“There is no more thoughtful gift giver than my sister,” said Jessamyn. We were in Italy riding bikes and the topic had turned to gift giving. What was a thoughtful gift? Who just bought other people what they really wanted … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Daddy!

I lift Daddy’s plate. Or try to. He grabs on and holds it down. I try again. Daddy grips harder, determined not to prematurely give up his plate of birthday goodness from the Brix, his very favorite restaurant. Although we … Continue reading

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