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Six Pictures on an Avocado-colored Wall: Their Stories

The Wall and the Pictures The color of the walls was chosen and applied by Leo, Eva’s son, when this was his room. I thought it too bold but, by the time he moved away to university, I had grown … Continue reading

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Gin & Tonic

My first taste was at age twenty-one when I was a driver for an old salesman of agriculture-industrial belts in the inland valleys of California between the coast and the Great Central Valley. Mr. Brett couldn’t see or hear too … Continue reading

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Notes for a Memoir: Isadora Duncan and Raymond Duncan

A person begins in the far reaches of human history, his genes and cultural and family traits having been given him from countless predecessors. I present today and in succeeding Notes several predecessors of whom I am most aware before … Continue reading

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