Category Archives: Meggie & Saul

Saul & the “Gift of the Gab”

Of this there can be no doubt– My Uncle Saul was a master of the “gab”.  It was a gift. And this talent was in pristine display at the card table.  The card table being the table in the breakfast nook of … Continue reading

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He Was a Dreamer

We’re coming to the edgeRunning on the waterComing through the fogYour sons and daughters Let the river runLet all the dreamersWake the nationCome, the New Jerusalem As it turns out, my Aunt Meggie only had a short time left on … Continue reading

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Through the Eyes of Uncle Saul

My Uncle Saul taught me how to play gin. Not just the basic rules of the game, but when to take risks to get a card to complete a hand; and when a hand held little promise for success, the … Continue reading

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High Tide in the Sea of Copernicus

Carthage House Chatham, Massachusetts September 20, 1996 My Dearest Jimmy, Now that my teaching days are well past, this is my favorite season.  It’s warm enough during the day to still enjoy our yard and a walk on the beach; … Continue reading

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