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Literature, life, reflections on books read and books written. Photography and videologs are integral to the postings.
1. on the street where we lived

This afternoon, we took the journey back in timeā€”to a riverfront lunch and then to our first home, 19 Burns Road, Ashburne Hills. My father bought this house in 1957 for $14,000 with help from the GI bill; he put ten percent down.  My brother and I were born here, played in a sandbox out back, waited for my father to come home from his crazy hours at the Marcus Hook plant where, as a chemical engineer, he helped thwart fires, build a catalytic converter, and manage the flares on the stacks that are depicted here, behind him, as he drove. 

Some years have gone by since then, maybe a few.  But in so many ways, he hasn't changed a bit.

The owners were in.  They let us roam around.

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