Tag Archives: Beginnings

Meeting With Exceptional Men

How is it possible to feel happy and sad at the same time? I tasted that bittersweetness as I walked the campus of a college I attended almost 30 years ago. The landmarks of warm memories were still there: majestic … Continue reading

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Endings and Beginnings

As a kid, after my parents put me and my sisters to bed, I would sometimes sneak back out to a hidden spot on the stairwell to eavesdrop on the adult conversation. My mother and father seemed happier at that … Continue reading

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