Monthly Archives: May 2017

Memorial Day 2017

Back when I “was a tender and callow fellow” in a small town in Central North Dakota, I was called upon three years in a row to render my reading of “In Flanders Field” on Memorial Day observances. For some … Continue reading

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It Was The Summer of 1976.

Gather around children, it’s time to open Uncle Bob’s Story Time Vault. For you adults, you might want to pour a glass of wine, and sit back to take in this story. I started out shorter than it ended up, … Continue reading

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The Question of a Mattress.

So, on one of the interminable breaks for commercials today, a voice posed this question. “Do you love your mattress?” When is the last time anyone has asked you such a personal question? Ordinarily, I would ignore such a question, … Continue reading

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