Tag: war

Fathers and sons.

These excerpts from “Dan’s War” witness a soliloquy by Dan Trotter, the main protagonist, a man who has a hard time with emotion, sees prime numbers the same way he sees his loved ones, in pastel colors. Yet, he does feel for his son, Jeff, as you will read. I’ve included this video again as […]

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40 years

So here we are, summer winding down on the Front Range, cone flowers peaked,   wildflowers in the mountains a memory, and I’m coming to our 40-year Arapahoe High School reunion. Back then we’d come off a state championship in football in 1970. Unfortunately, we were far from state in the ’71 season—don’t I know. The […]

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Bad Day?

Woke up, beer was stale, coffee cold and weak, it’s still 2012, and then I looked at last week’s blog–What is an American Patriot? Damn. What a rant. All about freedom, too. Blek! But, today is so much better. Forget patriots. Just look at Twitter or Facebook, or listen to the news—everyone’s a patriot. I […]

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How to Handle Insults

“Darn, I forgot to get the eggs.” I thought I said it nicely to the young man at the checkout station in King Soopers. “That doesn’t surprise me, gramps. You’re old.” I’m hoping that angry young man, barely old enough to sport a whisker, will call someone to help. He merely holds out a hand towards […]

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War, Oil, and Family

(No one came up with an answer to my last blog. So I will keep trying.)   In my life, War and Oil are intertwined like a crown of thorns and thistles around Family. They make my love bleed. The biggest thorns are war, causing untold injuries the results of which I see and weep […]

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