I had the unfortunate luck of coming down with a cold this past July 4th holiday weekend. As best as I can recall, it's only the second time in my life that I've had any kind of summertime virus. The weather outside was beautiful with sunny skies and ninety degree temperatures, but I stayed inside huddled under … Continue reading What Doesn’t Kill You
Dignity in the Eye of the Beholder
We see them on the sides of roadways, interstates, under bridges, and at dangerous intersections. They are those plastic memorials to remember those killed in an accident. Each are constructed to be weather-proof so that they can withstand the punishment of a hard rain or snowstorm. I often look at them as I drive swiftly by, wondering more … Continue reading Dignity in the Eye of the Beholder
“It’s All a Process”
A wonderful benefit of blogging under the WordPress umbrella is that you get to read the efforts of some very talented writers. When a case of writer's block comes my way, lately an unfortunate weekly occurrence, I am heartened when I can read something by someone else that inspires me. Or it makes me a terrible, plagiarizing copycat -- I'm not sure which. Today … Continue reading “It’s All a Process”
In the last two weeks my wife has been told that she needs to wear a compression sock for a damaged foot, that she has hearing loss in both ears, and that a bone scan has confirmed the early onset of osteoporosis. It comes as a bit of a shell-shock to process all of this in so … Continue reading Indignities
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