Monthly Archives: March 2017

Out of this World

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By my eighteenth year I had never seen a televised funeral, much less for a president. From my elevated perch at the client’s living room I watched my dad, pipe-wrench in hand, navigating space beneath the house. Stooped beyond an open place in the hardwood flooring, he called up occasionally, assigning me a task common to plumber wannabes. Stepping carefully…

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Unlikely Union

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Southern culture calls for informal titles, the common church-goer each assigned their own. Brother and Sister. The titles carry in themselves a gentle ring of piety. “Hi, Brother Jerry! Say, I’ve been wanting to talk with you, got a minute?” David Worthy Mulford flashed his broad, tilted smile – the left side of his mouth elevated slightly above the other….

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Next stop. San Antonio

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I nudged the clinic door. It opened and I inched toward a desk behind which sat a dark-haired middle-aged lady. The receptionist. A pain shot through my back at the waist line. My knees buckled but I caught myself, barely dodging a crash to the hardwood floor. “Óh, sir!” Her concern was genuine. She indicated a chair. “Here. Right here.”…

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We’re BACK. Jerry’s ‘Second-book’ narratives

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Hi Reader-friends, After the release and enthusiastic reception of Living With A Limp, I’ve plunged into the next chapter (pardon the pun) of my memoir narratives. Enter the journey with me. Read week-by-week posts which I’ll include in the coming book. Simply follow this website blog. Also, it’s easy to catch the unfolding episodes by a simple mouse click. ….

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