This post is on the 502nd consecutive day in a row that I have posted at least one thing. It is a streak worth continuing.

But what’ve I really done since arriving in Iowa for my yearly visit? Well, I was haunted by the spirits of grandparents long gone as well as the more recently departed spirits of my parents. The old farmhouse and town are saturated with memories, dreams, and… worst of all, regrets.

But I did visit Ames, where I attended college for the first four years. I bought a good book there. I watched movie musicals with my sister.

Maybe it is enough. I invested my time and money in pursuing memories. And there are worse ways to invest those things.

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