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Thursday, Sept. 23, 2010 12:00 am

Jan. 15, 1954—Sept. 19, 2010

in england after my first child was bornI wrote my parents about the baby blueshow I felt totally skinless as thoughevery nerve was outside exposedpaining stinging maybe it was explainedhormonally eve
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Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010 12:00 am
here we are at the yearly walworth county fair the grandkids sang again in the junior american idol show should’ve won we suggested to a harried judge all finalists get certificates th
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Thursday, Sept. 2, 2010 12:00 am
I waste time a lot of ways might as well waste it on church the early fathers referred to holy waste does holy waste come from holy cows come to think of it simeon stylites (his
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Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010 12:00 am
you can’t sleepon the porchat the lake ifyou don’t likeowlsthey chorusso closeyou can feelthe sizeand the breathof their lungs
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Thursday, July 8, 2010 12:00 am
some NPR listeners loath click ‘n’ clackbut I love ’em they’re such smart guysMIT PhDs and from a fair city I oncelived in and the cars they know so muchabout get into such rid
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Thursday, June 17, 2010 12:00 am
at a scrabble party the other nightwe found that asshole isn’t in theofficial dictionary my quarrel withthat scrabble authority has beenit omits the two-letter solfegesyllables except those popu
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Thursday, June 10, 2010 12:00 am
ever since that great toad of awalmart went up off south sixthsmothering the green field waitI like toads they’re good for thegarden so spell it with a “u”no that word also means goo
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Thursday, June 3, 2010 12:00 am
nephews nieces cousins of all ageswe searched the serene chicagocemetery sunday alone except forthe myriads of departed but wherewas our departed the heirs who carriedhis coffin through the february d
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Thursday, May 27, 2010 12:00 am

from a letter from Ron Dougan to daughter Jackie April 7, ’63

just had word a close friend in theseed business near janesville hasdecided to throw his whole operationin with funks — a big national seedcorn company — and discontinuewisconsin strains e
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Thursday, May 13, 2010 12:00 am

musical, endless pavement

(enter washarolla anddryarolla chanting:wash-a-chug, wash-a-chugfluff’n’dry, fluff’n’dry)washarolla (sings):bring your dirty dudsto the washarollato the soap and sudsof the was

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