Category Archives: Memoir

Sleep, Putter, Die March 6, 2016

SLEEP, PUTTER, DIE LLyn De Danaan March 6, 2016 I’ve been floundering around, as in writhing in my own existential quasi-despair, for some time, and the recent death of a close friend finally did me in. It wasn’t as if … Continue reading

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Karen Maria James: a very personal tribute to a life well led

Karen Maria James: a very personal tribute to a life well led By LLyn De Danaan February 27, 2016   We always said we’d grow old together. We did…we just didn’t notice. For we whose glory days were arguably the … Continue reading

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Participation Mystique: Number Six

Malaysian Spirit Log Number Two: Paraanthropology in the Raw Our house was on a hill just above the government’s district office. There was the constabulary. It counted few in its number and had little to do until, of course, the … Continue reading

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October 13: My Birthday

October 13 October 13, 2010 at 8:56am My twenty year old Mom was watching The Pride of the Yankees when she went into labor…Gary Cooper as Lou Gherig. She loved movies and this was a new release. She was probably … Continue reading

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Remembering Anne North

Remembering Anne North January 14, 2011 at 7:20pm I’ve been thinking about Christina and Tucson. Among the many feelings that have surfaced, there is one long surpressed. It is a strong memory of my young friend Anne North who died … Continue reading

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Fragility and Spirit

Fragility and Spirit February 24, 2009 at 8:38pm I stopped to see my mother at Garden Courte Memory Care today after class and on my way to Tacoma. I hadn’t seen her in a couple of weeks. She’s lost more … Continue reading

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An Atomic Explosion

I grew up in the nuclear age and have been touched repeatedly by the devastation it has wreaked on people, both as weapon and source of energy. My father, an aircraft electrician, worked on the planes that were involved in … Continue reading

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New Memoir Notes

Added new autobiographical stories from winter 2009 including “Hebble Homes” and “Mother Did Not Like to Camp.” Added some new photographs to Romania and Rajasthan gallery.

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