Tag Archives: diagnosis

An Empty Dock at Dusk

Satchel Paige has been credited with warning, “Don’t look back. Something might be gaining on you,” I did it anyway. I surveyed my “lookback,” prepared for me by a social network algorithm that uses snippets of members’ internet pasts. The … Continue reading

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Blogiversary!

Exactly one year ago, with considerable technical assistance from my daughter, I began the adventure of blogging.  I thought it might be a good way to organize my thoughts and keep a circle of family and friends enlightened as my … Continue reading

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What are the Odds?

Please give me a little leeway and try to get past the next paragraph.  I apologize, profoundly, in advance. Before dawn, one of my beautiful rescue dogs relieved himself in the snow and made a perfect outline of a swan–the … Continue reading

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Changing Seasons: Summer to Spring Segue

My husband Jim’s diagnosis hit us along with summer’s pulverizing heat.  Coming out of the air-conditioned hospital to lean against a cement pillar and weep was like stepping through a portal onto the tarmac in San Cristobal. For me the … Continue reading

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