Sixty`five Words for Sixty`five Years

by Peter Notehelfer

Espresso roast
Red tulips
Wendell berry
Blackberry cordial
Long walks
Madrona trees
Lake Como
Maple leaves
Boston Whaler
Jason Bourne
Wild blackberries

Turkey gravy
Unagi sushi
Yellow daffodils
Bob Dylan
Unsalted butter
Sourdough bread
Robinson Jefffers
Key limes
Button flies
Yellow labs
Rep ties
Mushroom pizza
Dark ale
Old bourbon
Rare beef
Milk chocolate
Montepulciano d’Abruzzo
Anton Chekov
Wild steelhead
John Irving


4 Comments to “Sixty`five Words for Sixty`five Years”

  1. remarkable inventory of a remarkable life – prost!

  2. Love this. Particularly and in particular the final word. Some very vivid memories of a wonderful day there spent on the way back to Le Havre from Le Mans one summer. A wonderful port and a lovely town.

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