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Pictures of me and family.

Colors of Number

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Oneis orange, the color of Sunas she sets and rises.Twois blue, a hue Sky fakesfor inattentive irises. Threeis the olivescent greenof a certain stand of tree.Fouris a dour English colour,Marmite and chocolate fudgey. Fiveis alive with unexpected yellowlike engine oil … Continue reading

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HJN

Harold Johnson Nichols, ca. 2005.  Photographed by his friend Robert E. “Buddy” Lee. (c) 2020 JMN

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Carta a Nuria

Te pongo aquí un cuadro reciente, tonto y burlón, mal logrado por supuesto, de ejecución turbia, hiciera lo que hiciera. Está pintado sobre otro cuadro que hizo tu abuelo, mi papá. El suyo fue un desnudo masculino sentado, visto de … Continue reading

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For Nuria

En tu casa te esperan una gata, una guitarra, y un avi que te quiere mucho. JMN 15 de marzo 2020

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The Road Ahead

At age 16 Megan, a Texas native, recorded “The Road Ahead,” a CD of twelve sweet country standards. In “Waltz Across Texas” she is joined in a duet by her dad David. The CD was the fruit of their travels … Continue reading

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Remembered

Arturo Rodríguez, Mexican immigrant, master mason, arch builder, craftsman, sweet tenor, husband, friend. Told one of the best jokes I know. Its punchline: … No le hagas caso a ese caballo, no sabe nada de mecánica. Copyright (c) 2018 James … Continue reading

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PLOG

PLOG – Poetry Log (Started 25 April 2011) These are the flags: Code Mauve, Code Beige, Code Gray. Code Mauve: I can understand the poem’s language and can make sense of what the language describes or asserts. This can produce … Continue reading

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Eulogy on Mother’s Day

[My mother died in 2016. This is from my remarks at her memorial.] PERSISTENCE: SING IT THIS WAY A memorial service unites you and us in a common undertaking to hold on, briefly, to someone who is departing. In some … Continue reading

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To a Friend — Coding

Terrific article. I like the analogy to cooking. It’s been used before. One of the practice problems posed in an old book of mine was to write pseudo-code on how to boil an egg. It helps grasp the notion of … Continue reading

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Keepsakes — Bess forgets

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