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The towels were so thick there I could hardly close my suitcase.
  —  Yogi Berra
[Today my wife will be boarding a jet to go visit her family back in Liverpool.  Her mum isn’t doing too well these days and this may be Hil’s last chance to be with her before her mum passes.  The trip will be sad for Hil and lonely for me as she will be away for seven weeks.  As with every separation, I miss her before she has even gone.  Sometimes, I’m just silly that way…
PS:  Today’s post title is a line from the song: “Ferry Cross The Mersey“, by Gerry and the Pacemakers.  Liverpool sits on the north shore of the River Mersey estuary.  LOL  …And so ends today’s combo musical lyrics and geography lesson for today.  —  KMAB]
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On This Day In:
2018 Recently Seen On A T-shirt:
2017 Rhythmical Creation
2016 In The Beginning
2015 False Gods
2014 But Sometimes Careers Choose People
2013 Pretty Sure Of Uncertainty
2012 Face Reality
2011 Intelligent Luck

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After (to me) six long weeks, my wife is returning from visiting her family back in Liverpool.  I have missed her a great deal.  The above video is a dedication to the love of my life…  It’s not entirely accurate / appropriate since we’ve been married for over 30 years, but I do still cherish her and love the sentiment of the song’s lyrics.
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On This Day In:
2017 It’s Just Around The Bend
2016 In What Direction?
2015 Embarrassing Myself Again
2014 I’ve Never Have Had
2013 Glory Days (part 1)
2012 Feeling Old?
2011 Even When I Wish Really, Really Hard
Skeptical Fathers
Cha-cha-cha-changes

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Pillows

As I mentioned several weeks back, my mother-in-law had a fall and ended up in the hospital.   She was released, but subsequently has had a stroke, so she is back in the hospital.  My wife flew out to be with her mother about five weeks ago.
I miss my Hil terribly and each night before I go to sleep, I press her pillow to my nose and catch faint scents of her hair and perfume.  (And yes, I have washed the sheets since she left.  Just not her pillows.  Cheeky gits!)
Today I was reading one of the many blogs I follow and it asked a question:  “Do you ever just miss someone’s smell?
In my case, the answer is a profound, “YES!
And as this is a (mostly) “G” rated blog, I won’t discuss anything else I’m missing.  🙂
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On This Day In:
2012 Invincible Summer
2011 Being Objective
2010 First Things First…
Northwest Passages – Intro
Northwest Passages – Day One
Northwest Passages – Poetry
Northwest Passages – Evening One
Northwest Passages – Morning Two

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