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Dominic's First Birthday Party

By: Paul S. Cilwa Occurred: 8/20/2017
Topics: #AboutMyFamily #Dominic Page Views: 102
Photos from my youngest grandson's first yearly celebration.

They grow so fast! Dominic's parents (my daughter Jenny and son-in-law Jimmy) threw a party for the little guy's very first birthday (which is actually tomorrow). The families from Jenny's "mom group" all showed up, as well as Dom's local family, to help celebrate.

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Flash Wedding

By: Paul S. Cilwa Occurred: 8/19/2017
Topics: #Autobiography #KeithJim #Wedding Page Views: 160
All the photos from my wedding to Keith Jim.

Oh, joyous day! Today I married my love, Keith Jim, in a small, family ceremony near Sunset Crater, just outside of Flagstaff, Arizona (location chosen because it's between Phoenix, where Keith and I and much of my family live, and Shiprock, New Mexico, where most of Keith's family lives.

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My Date With Carla

By: Paul S. Cilwa Occurred: 11/23/1968
Posted: 8/16/2017
Topics: #Autobiography #GulfLifeTower #Rascals #UnionGap #WAPE Page Views: 142
How I managed to make a spectacle of myself on two separate visits to the Big Coconut.

Ah, to be young again, and to make ghastly mistakes out of well-meaning naïveté! Like the time I dragged my high school buddy to experience neighboring city Jacksonville, Florida, when I had no idea how to do that myself. And then, to compound the error, I repeated them with my date to the biggest monster concert so far. But perhaps I should start from the beginning.

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I Know You're Out There

By: Paul S. Cilwa Posted: 8/13/2017
Topics: #ManWhoIsn'tThere #Music #Original Page Views: 121
Track 16 from my 1997 album 'The Man Who Isn't There'.

Finally, we come to the theme song of romantic optimists everywhere. Once we�ve tasted love, we won�t rest until we find it again. They say you never find love when you�re looking for it—but you don�t find it sitting at home watching TV, either.

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The Dimming Of The Day

By: Paul S. Cilwa Posted: 8/13/2017
Topics: #ManWhoIsn'tThere #Music #Original Page Views: 115
Track 15 from my 1997 album 'The Man Who Isn't There'.

This song puts me in mind of a friend who uses his business concerns as a means of avoiding the really important issues in his life. One of those issues is the person who loves him, yet must live in the shadow of his conventional life. I dedicate this performance to them both, with the hope that they make room for the peace they so crave.

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Stranger In Paradise

By: Paul S. Cilwa Posted: 8/13/2017
Topics: #ManWhoIsn'tThere #Music #Original Page Views: 118
Track 14 from my 1997 album 'The Man Who Isn't There'.

When I was about five years old, my Mom and Dad used to take me with them to the bowling alley, where they would park me in front of a jukebox. Tony Bennett�s great rendition of this song was the record I would play over and over. See if you don�t agree it lends itself perfectly to this rock beat.

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Lost In The Sun

By: Paul S. Cilwa Posted: 8/13/2017
Topics: #ManWhoIsn'tThere #Music #Original Page Views: 113
Track 13 from my 1997 album 'The Man Who Isn't There'.

I�ve been a Fogelberg fan since my pal Mike introduced his music to me almost twenty years ago. This song conveys the loss of control we so often feel when, just as we thought we had things all figured out, we discover everything we know is wrong!

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The Man Who Isn't There

By: Paul S. Cilwa Posted: 8/13/2017
Topics: #ManWhoIsn'tThere #Music #Original Page Views: 113
Track 12 from my 1997 album 'The Man Who Isn't There'.

The last of my "breakup" songs, it�s also (I think) the best. It begins with a short prelude for strings and bassoon, before the percussive organ and rock�n�roll kicks in. The words to this song came to me almost fully developed, while I was visiting an ancient stone monument in New Hampshire.

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You're My Home

By: Paul S. Cilwa Posted: 8/13/2017
Topics: #ManWhoIsn'tThere #Music #Original Page Views: 119
Track 11 from my 1997 album 'The Man Who Isn't There'.

Sometimes it helps to detail what it is you�re looking for in a mate. With all the traveling I do, I need someone who can be a source of stability in my life. I dedicated this song to my friend Larry Lynch, who was an invaluable help to me in getting over this part of my life.

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Angel On My Shoulder

By: Paul S. Cilwa Posted: 8/13/2017
Topics: #ManWhoIsn'tThere #Music #Original Page Views: 115
Track 10 from my 1997 album 'The Man Who Isn't There'.

This innocent little tune from the sixties kept me going for awhile, when I desperately needed to believe that my true love, as opposed to the guy I started off the year with, was right around the corner.

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