Author Archives: Richard Koerner

About Richard Koerner

Seventy something, father, papi, educator, organizer, Francophile, traveler, amateur photographer, gardener, cyclist, kayaker, calligrapher, cinephile, reader, and overall renaissance type human being.

Begone, Pepto Bismol and best wishes, Abby!

  It has been about a day since I had my last dose of Pepto Bismol. Yesterday, I found out that the flu that I thought inhabited my body was no flu, just a mere bit of food poisoning. In … Continue reading

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The Fall…

  After Thanksgiving Saturday, I started feeling funky. It was a foreign feeling as I have not had anything since 2019. Not a cold, nor a flu did I experience, not even COVID, to my knowledge. I had the chills, … Continue reading

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Before the fall…

  It has been a few days since I have written. Somehow, I have not found the time to do so. I have, however, managed to pretty much meditate each day and I have also been doing visualizations, during the … Continue reading

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Sandwich Boards

  We are living in a time period of strife and change and hopefully it shall move toward something better. We are in a time where empathy and kindness have often been locked away and we need to be even … Continue reading

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The Roller Coaster of Life

It has been a week already since my diagnosis of lymphoma (MCL or Mantle Cell Lymphoma) and I am seriously avoiding googling the explanation as I show no current symptoms of the disease and I still have to have a … Continue reading

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