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June 21, 2009


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Sally, great post. I'm also always a little wistful today because I too lost my dad and almost exactly as long ago as you lost yours.

And there is nothing more handsome than a fella in a fedora!

OK Sally, you got me with this post. Father's day is strange when there's no father. Thanks. Stacey

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I left it
on when I
left the house
for the pleasure
of coming back
ten hours later
to the greatness
of Teddy Wilson
"After You've Gone"
on the piano
in the corner
of the bedroom
as I enter
in the dark

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