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The Man Who Wasn’t There

My Father’s Easter Cactus that “died” and I revived. I originally wrote the below about my mother’s death. My father who was fading at the time has died this month. He was actually gone a long time before the day … Continue reading

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Christmas Tree Cutting 2015

Ben’s Face Perhaps using his teeth like a beaver to cut down the spruce tree was not such a good idea after all. The sap sticks to your tongue and lips. Not as nice as spearmint…

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First Bonfire of 2015

First Bonfire of 2015 We eat out a lot. Sometimes even in the winter. We have a permanent fire ring of stones by the upper pond which is surrounded by a fire break of the pond, beach sand and driveway … Continue reading

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Rare Jeffries Family Portrait

Jeffries Family Portrait This is a very rare Jeffries Family portrait which shows my father, all of my brothers and sisters, most of our spouses and all of our children. Although not quite complete I like this photo due to … Continue reading

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