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London 7/7, ten years later

In Improbable Mutterings on July 7, 2015 at 10:02 am
The number 30 bus, bombed at Tavistock Square

The number 30 bus, bombed at Tavistock Square

Today is the tenth anniversary of the July 7 terrorist bombings that took place in London, UK. I was living in London that summer, and blind circumstance led me to within a hair’s breath of more than one explosion site, as well as preventing me from being amidst them.

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“I’m not crying. It’s just that my eyes are running water.”

In Improbable Mutterings on May 1, 2015 at 1:36 pm
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My maternal grandfather, Donald E. Steen

The following is the eulogy written by my mother, Judy, for my grandfather, Donald E. Steen, who died on April 25, 2015. I was really touched by her portrait and wanted to share it. 

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52 Books in 52 Weeks

In Books, Improbable Mutterings on May 30, 2014 at 9:26 am
Hopefully I will not need a time machine in order to complete my reading challenge.

Hopefully I will not need a time machine to complete my reading challenge.

*taps mic*

Hello? Testing?

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