Monthly Archives: September 2008

The last day of dry dock

The last day of dry dock was yesterday, September 26, 2008. Dry dock lasts for 3 weeks and is the time when our car ferry, which carries about 25 cars, sails off to Seattle for annual repairs, painting, and general … Continue reading

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Early in the Century

My father was born in 1904 in Greenfield, Massachusetts and taken to Europe at the age of 3. He lived in Germany and Italy and was educated in England. He didn’t return to the United States until he was a … Continue reading

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Dog Love

Daisy, our toy poodle, became part of the family 2 years ago, shortly after Jerry and I were married. I bought her, a pocket sized puppy, at the groomers, where I had taken my 15 pound long haired black cat … Continue reading

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When I brush my teeth I think about death

When I was very young I sometimes wondered whether I would live to the end of the century.  I was born in 1932, about a third of the way into the 20th century.  As a kid the idea of being … Continue reading

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