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Jan 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: Senior Moments Blog

I remember an elderly couple, to whom I was related, with whom I stayed in Houston a number of years ago. I was there for a major youth event sponsored by the then Methodist Church.

The incidentals of the occasion have almost escaped me. It was during my high school days. Being active in the youth activities of the church exposed me to a variety of experiences and eye opening encounters. Having grown up in a modest east Texas town, every experience outside that limited and limiting circle made for enriching wonders.

The couple, by now, had reached gentle maturity. My greatest regret is that I had so little time with them, so little opportunity to plumb the depths of their life experience. Each morning we would assemble around the small breakfast table, enjoy the repast, but