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Pensive Ponderings...

I woke up slightly before five to the whir of the heater and a dim light coming from the living room. I groggily stumbled out of my bedroom to wish the mister a good day at work. I leaned down to kiss him goodbye and he told me that he had turned the heater up for me...So I wouldn't be cold when I got up in the morning.

A couple of hours later, when I woke up to a warm house, I remembered his words.

I am feeling particularly nostalgic on this rainy day. The first day of a new month. The clanking of the spoon in my coffee cup, quiet, dark mornings, the rain and how the water dances off the eaves, apple and cinnamon oatmeal, the sound of softly playing music in the background. All things that remind me of my grandparents. My childhood.

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I went to a memorial service on Friday for a young man my son's age. They were childhood friends from the age of two until about elev…