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Seven weeks from now, my son Kevin and I shall be in Boston; he to run the oldest marathon in the world, me to offer support. Seven weeks is also the length that my radiation sessions took.
… finish reading Next Chunk
Earl and I often pass the winter days doing jigsaw puzzles; they play to our strengths.
By that, I mean we each have our own way of seeing things: politics, religion, philanthropy. In fact, if you know what
… finish reading It’s a Puzzle
I don’t visit the radiation oncology department on weekends, but the specter of my week day routine still exists. Which is why it’s great to have Buddy visiting for three days. It’s hard to believe he leaves tomorrow
… finish reading Diversion
My son, Keith who prefers to be called Buddy, arrived today. We haven’t had any time together since July, and a lot has happened since then. So since I picked him up at the South Bend Airport around noon, we
… finish reading House Guest
It’s been over a week since I’ve blogged. It wasn’t intentional, but I know that whenever we have houseguests my personal routine goes out the window. No piano playing, no reading, no blogging.
It’s natural if you want
… finish reading Back from the Holidays
We were four: Earl, Kevin, Lonna, and me. And we woke to several inches of snow and blowing winds, which was fine since we had no place to go and no worries about family members coming to us. It was
… finish reading Christmas Day
It’s Christmas Eve Day, and we’re settled in for the time being. Three of us are napping; the fourth is watching football. A winter storm warning is in effect, so there will definitely be a white Christmas. I’ve had my
… finish reading All is Calm
In past years, I would be knee-deep in wrapping gifts, prepping food, and tearing my hair on this date, even if I started holiday planning early. It’s the nature of the holiday.
But this year, we are not exchanging gifts
… finish reading New Traditions
The number of guests at my Christmas Day table continues to change as my sons and their partners struggle with relationship issues, travel issues, weather issues, and cat care issues.I can’t really solve any of that for them, but whoever
… finish reading Christmas Dinner