by Dr. Jeffrey Lant.
Author’s program note. Aime’ Joseph never ceases to amaze me, and of the
Knowing my habits, the need to have everything about the new tale, the current article
It’s the kind of good deed he does and why I permit him to raid the refrigerator with
He knows this and at the earliest possible moment restarts his researches
This, of course, provides the rationale he needs for raids which would impress a
“Do you need this?”
And, of course, I did… for this tale of Independence Day 2013 would never
“Generations, Friends, Families. Please join us!”
There then followed explicit directions of what these generations, friends, and
Distinctive right from the start.
Did you pronounce her first name DIE ANN. Of course you did. I did when first
In this way, with this subtle variation, Diane (did you pronounce it correctly this time?)
The happiest girl in the neighborhood, maybe the happiest girl in the world.
I don’t have any proof for what I am about to say, no proof at all. However, people
There is something larger than life about Diane, and this is especially true when
You sense rather than see that her eyes light up and she is no longer that woman of
When you are the boy who receives this high energy treatment, you think, no you know
Fashionably late and better so.
People who run 24-hour-a-day Internet enterprises learn to be approximate in the
But first I had literally to sing for my supper.
“Songs to Sing When Two or Three or More are Gathered Together.”
Open upon my desk now is a thin volume of the name above, a volume compiled
The Kennedys, not yet with a postal code in Camelot were in this category, and in the
Diane Emmons was caught up in this sea change in Boston. She was born to
“In” could only be valuable in relation to who was “Out”, a fact which social novelist
She must have regretted at least some of the changes, but her Fairy Godmother
With a song in my heart… and nowhere else.
Ever since I was a child at church, I have been rebellious and adamant on the matter
Instead of entering into the spirit of the enterprise, I did everything imaginable to ensure
Diane, of course, loves to sing, never mind that her voice is reminiscent of a species of
But I am a guest, I aim to please, even if I transgress against my core beliefs… and
That would be me, and it is a measure of how highly I esteem my hostess and her chipper
Diane was zealous but she had long odds against her, the day sultry, the repast generous,
“What would you think if I sang out of tune/Would you stand up and walk out on me?/
And then the words that define us all:
“Oh, I get by with a little help from my friends.”
Better because of DEE ON.
As I looked around the backyard of her rambling colonial-style home just blocks
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