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  • A father and son looked into their shared window of time
    The father remembered a first breath, that soft touch, his son’s unique essence
    He felt fear, joy, panic . . . . . . . a moment . . . . . . . . . unable to breathe

    ~
    The son watched, listened and dreamed of a new horizon
    The wonder of simply being there
    Not yet knowing where or what he will explore
    Or what spirit will guide him

    ~
    This once-upon-true-life-story began on a cold Wyoming day
    It’s December on the eastern slope of the Bighorn Mountains

    The expectant mother’s water broke, she was packed, ready and we departed

    It was snowing
    The steady, persistent flakes floating, gliding and landing
    over and over again, creating a deep white blanket
    Cushioning and softening the road beneath us
    As we cut a fresh clear trail from Buffalo all the way to Sheridan


    We needed to see what we had produced
    Delivery time was moments away, we waited for the arrival of the bundle.
    We settled in . . . . it was a long winter’s night

    Finally . . . . Magic time!
    Tuesday morning, December 9, 1975, 6:48 a.m.
    WOW ! ! ! He’s real ! ! ! 7 pounds ! ! ! Can I hold him ? ? ?
    Peaceful . . . . . . . but not for long
    ~
    Over the last 37 years, I have tried every day
    Thirteen thousand five hundred and five ways to say I am there

    ~
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