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In Memoriam: Cassandra Cecile (Coco) Smith (Remembrances of my Childhood with Three Older Sisters)

My elder sisters: Coco, left; Mimi middle, Babbette right. My earliest memory of my sister Coco is of her standing over my crib saying, “Un, deux, trois,” over and over again. It should not surprise the reader that my first … Continue reading

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Musical Memories of Robin

There are two specific songs that make me think of my late wife Robin. The first is well-known, the other is obscure. The first song is “Cant Find my Way Home,” by Blind Faith and the second is “Animal,” by … Continue reading

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Merry Fucking Christmas

Let me begin by saying that I suffer from a grave psychiatric disorder; that is, clinical depression. I can only remember a few times in my life when I felt the emotion of joy or even less, happiness. As a … Continue reading

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