Crow’s Feet
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Crow’s Feet

Two Retired Middle Managers and a Small Dog

A Greek Drama in One Act by Domestikes

Photo by Ilya Plakhuta on Unsplash

Prologue

Prior to retirement, the man ran a small law office. The woman, his wife, was a social worker. To them, complex bureaucracies were what the ocean is to a fish. His environment was the legal system. Hers was human services.

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“The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes.” (Frank Lloyd Wright) Non-fiction pieces, personal essays and occasional poems that explore how we feel about how we age and offer tips for getting the most out of life.

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Orrin Onken

Orrin Onken

I am a retired elder law attorney who lives near Portland, Oregon. I write legal mysteries for Salish Ponds Press and articles about being old.

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