The Day My Sister Is Born

I awoke to my grandmother shaking me. She was standing by my bed with her coat on. It was not yet light out, but there she was. Wake up! We have to get dressed. You’re coming with me. What was happening? Such an odd morning already and the sun wasn’t even up yet. Your mother…
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Clarence Elmer Keck: 1889 – 1968

April 26, 1889 – December 3, 1968 What to say about Grandpa Keck? I could go on and on. I’ll start with a few of the earliest memories. Grandpa had a tattoo. I was so impressed because I didn’t know any other people with one. It was of his initials and was on his lower…
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Five Planets In Retrograde

Today is my birthday. On April 26, 1957 at 3:24am I was born just outside of Detroit with five planets in retrograde. Am I an astrology buff? In the same way that I’m a genealogy buff, I suppose. I am curious about it and have studied my chart from time to time to see if…
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Edward Lewis: 1955 – 1991

December 11 1955 – August 21, 1991 Cousin Eddie is what I called him. He was two years older than I and he was my father’s cousin. When we were kids, we were best friends, or at least I thought so. When Edward was eight or nine, he wanted to be a Rocket Scientist when…
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