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centre of the universe: Three Stories

A Story About Crows for @lizzers_ Once Upon a Time, I lived far north of here in a “ranch-style bungalow” on a hill in a city bound by a river. The city itself still had many Wild Places. Not the kind of wild places where one might go after a night in one’s cups, but . . . → Read More: centre of the universe: Three Stories

cmkl: The history of the world through little squares of paper

My dad collected stamps for a large part of his life – from boyhood until some time in the late 1980s. And it seems he inherited his father’s stamp collection. I say this because some of the stamps I found amid the moldering binders and tin boxes clearly predate him.

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cmkl: And now the next stage of life

Apart from a brief but wonderful stay at my aunt and uncle’s cottage this past weekend, my life has been consumed by the bureaucracy and mechanics of death.

cmkl: Memorial service for Michael Lawson

Friends and family of my father, Michael Lawson are holding a memorial service for him at “the farm” Saturday August 11 at 1pm. All who knew him or know his family are welcome to attend. Please contact me privately for details.

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cmkl: Michael Ivan Lawson, 1936–2012

My dad was someone you had to work beside to get to know. He wasn’t one to talk about himself. He loved to – had to – keep busy.

Paulitical Satire: Follow Friday – For My Father – #FF

So, another, far more talented Paul wrote about his father today and it is as heartfelt as it is thorough. Paul Wells has always been a writer I admire and this piece is a good reminder of why.Still, I want to write a note to my father anyway because while the writing will be vastly . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: Follow Friday – For My Father – #FF