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Go Rest High on that Mountain: Reflections on a Mountain Man’s Life

Saturday my wife and I, and her cousin were sitting with him in his room when he drew his last belabored breath in this life. One of his last requests was for my wife to take him “up the mountain.” When men from his family say that, they are referring to something more final than a trip up a hill. Continue reading

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A Conversation that didn’t Go Well

There’s this point of time after dinner when you’re sitting around, satisfying yourself that you’re full, and trying to hold conversation.  This is the time of day when my uncles and my dad would start this old story: There was … Continue reading

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