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Around the Square
Wednesday, February 1, 2012 • Posted February 1, 2012

First is foremost.First day of February.First place.First Lady.First-string.There’s even a perfume called “First” by Van Cleef & Arpels.First class.First rate.Life is full of firsts.First day of the week.First day at school.First year at college.First gun.First deer.First time away from home. First time we get to drive.Usually the old pickup out in the pasture.Fresh.New.First job.First date.First kiss.First love.And the first consummation thereof.Oh my.As the saying goes:There’s a first time for everything.Firstborn.First steps.First teeth.First words.First haircut.Life, ever anew.First time swimming.First snow.First pet.First horse.First friend.First hobby.First car.First make-up.Each a new portal.First communion.First Christmas.First apartment.First home of our own.First Thanksgiving at our house.First pie made from scratch.First vacation.First airplane trip.First night alone.And tomorrow…The first day of the rest of our lives.That’s Mason.

Renee Walker is an author, poet, and real estate broker on the square www.reneewalkerwriterpoet.com

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