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Dogs have had a big place in my life since I was a child

Clams, plowed from the sand by the waves, ended up on the beach in long rills

A boon companion

I started watching for “a-ha” moments that would evoke a past I once knew, and there they were

I may not be very intelligent, but I know what kicking butt is

Dark ribs like jagged tea-stained teeth showed as the waves receded, then disappeared as they surged again

The Ladies Special train

A Reuben sandwich: corned beef, sauerkraut, and Swiss cheese, on grilled rye

Japan, where the trains, as they say, run on time

You’re always referred to it on those signs you see in the ballparks