Category Archives: Illness

Observations from this side of the DMZ

I have not written much of the difficulties of the man next door, the man who is in his sixth year of a death sentence from doctors who told him he would supposedly have five years. His sorties into the … Continue reading

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Next to Normal, a play at Writers Theatre

The other day we saw the most amazing play. When I initially heard that we were going to see this play, lasting well over two hours (with an intermission), I was wondering how it was going to go. The subject … Continue reading

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Cooking away!

Sometimes you don’t do something you enjoy. Doing something you like can becomes a chore. Sometimes it is a chore because you seem to be involved in so many other things that end up taking you away from it. Cooking … Continue reading

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…and the next one falls…

We are currently living under a siege. We lost the war to stay healthy as one of our sons succumbed to the local virus, not even being able to attend Christmas dinner. I shall not go into the gory details … Continue reading

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Cream of Wheat and thoughts on organization

I woke up ‘sans fièvre,’ which was a special treat. Even after a few sips of coffee, the hated thermometer pointed out that I was still ‘cool headed.’ After over four days of a low-grade situation, it seems as though … Continue reading

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