Tag Archives: Family

Generation Mirror

I love my early mornings, before the rest of the world wakes. It’s coffee time, when I respond to emails, peruse Facebook, do a little writing, catch up on the news — all kinds of things to get ready for … Continue reading

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My Two Degrees of Separation from Tarzan

While researching for a short memoir piece I’m working on, I discovered that this year Lex Barker, former Tarzan, would have turned 100 years old on May 8 of this year. Why is this interesting to me? Because my mother … Continue reading

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The Compassionate One

Of all of my siblings, my sister, Cyndie, is the compassionate one. I think most everyone in my family would agree. I’ve always thought this about my sister, even when we shared a room with each other and knocked heads … Continue reading

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Dancers and Dukers

See that window up there on the left? That’s the bedroom I shared with my sister. Every day after school, we’d stop to watch boxers duking it out before we reluctantly trudged upstairs to do homework. I was always fascinated … Continue reading

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My Storytelling Uncle LeRoy

I was very saddened to learn of my Uncle LeRoy’s passing today. The oldest of six Marler siblings, he was a gentle and good man. This was reflected in his eyes, as soft and brown as my grandmother’s. I felt it … Continue reading

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