Age of Awareness
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Age of Awareness

‘Before and After’ Seemed Such an Appropriate Title

That boyish short poem of mine did not reveal my difficulty in reentering parenthood

On an optional business trip during Thanksgiving in 1997, I flew to Paris.

If I could change one thing about my past, I would have remained grounded in New Jersey. After all, why would I leave my wife with our…



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Walter Bowne

This “trophy husband” writes on just about everything. Follow him on Spotify and Youtube: Down with Bowne (rhymes with clown) and Walter Bowne.