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In the Library: Floridays

Required reading during a visit to the Sunshine State.  Or any other time. You’ll not often catch me opening a book of poetry, but I make exception for Don Blanding. So should you:  http://www.amazon.com/Floridays-Don-Blanding/dp/B000HLYOGS/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1427076069&sr=8-1&keywords=floridays+don+blanding.

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Miles to Go Before

I can’t say how long I’d been held in a trance by the neon and mercury vapor which create the bright colors peculiar to Birmingham at night before I was startled by a discreet cough.  I turned from the window … Continue reading

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I Have Found Me a Home

It’s still early evening, but the black winter sky makes it seem later.  The temperature is unseasonably warm. I’m driving to the club.  Jimmy Buffett’s Boats, Beaches, Bars & Ballads anthology is in the CD player.  The tropical tunes have … Continue reading

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I Got a Name

It was getting late, and my brother and I had the billiard room to ourselves, an odd place for us to be, since, considering the day, neither of us felt like playing pool. “You know,” I ventured, “I’d have invited … Continue reading

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