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About klh048

Retired and a part-time writer/blogger with lots of interests...

Three Crows

Originally posted on El Malpais:
Three joyful black Crows, aloft on the April breeze, laugh at Earthbound men. Consumed by spring chores, I’m the target of their fun. I ignore their taunts. Puzzled now – they come close; Perched on…

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A Place Beyond

Originally posted on El Malpais:
 A Place Beyond There are places beyond the usual limits of space and time. We go there – when the time is right to see what is mostly unseen. This is not a different world…

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Long Gone — The Goldenrod

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Originally posted on Brick and Stone: Architecture and Preservation:
On June 7, 1981 our small family gathered to celebrate my parent’s fortieth anniversary. We chose the Goldenrod Showboat, a St. Louis landmark located at the foot of the levee on…

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A Thought or Two on Preservation

It has been a while since I posted here and things have been happening. My lengthy description of the East Capitol Avenue demolition by neglect is maybe turning obsolete…I hope. The City of Jefferson has finally decided to take some … Continue reading

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On the Passing of the Year

Auld Lang Syne: We cheerfully sing the phrase but shiver to recall what went before or guess what’s yet to come. Old Long Since — “since what?” we ask. Time only knows. We bade Godspeed to so many and so … Continue reading

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Demolition by Neglect – Now You Have It/Now You Don’t

    This is not a unique story — it happens in other places. This is the place I know something about… I lived there thirty-seven years and watched the problem develop. Once upon a time Jefferson City’s Capitol Avenue … Continue reading

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To the Lady Who Put Roses Out

  It was a quiet day on a quiet street. It seems like it was one of those family holidays; Maybe Father’s Day or Mother’s Day… I don’t recall. It was a good day for a walk.   We took … Continue reading

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Walking Down West Main

It’s Fathers’ Day and Jill and I took a morning walk down West Main. Down to me is toward the Capitol (east).     It stormed during the night and was still mostly cloudy and there were a few light … Continue reading

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Taking a Walk Up West Main

We had a beautiful Memorial Day weekend. On Sunday, Jill and I decided to take a walk up to Angelina’s café for breakfast…about a mile up the street. I took my pocket camera and shot some neighborhood pictures. Jill’s House – … Continue reading

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