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One Year Ago

One year ago today my Mom woke up not knowing who she was, not able to speak coherently, not aware of where she was. After being rushed to the hospital for what we were originally told was probably a minor … Continue reading

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The Cover Is Not The Book

So I went to see Mary Poppins Returns recently, the sort-of sequel to the very first movie I ever can remember seeing in a theater when I was a child. I was transformed back to a happy time when ballads … Continue reading

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It Was the Best of Times. It Was the Worst of Times.

So 2018 sucked. And it was great too. But mostly it’s finally over and I’m awfully glad I’m looking at it in the rear view mirror of life. After what we thought was a relatively minor injury from a fall, … Continue reading

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It Can Make You Smaller or It Can Make You Bigger

So I’ve been juggling a lot, having taken on the role of my mother’s primary caregiver since her fall, subsequent life-threatening illness and extensive recovery, in addition to doing all the other routine things that we all have to do … Continue reading

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When I’m 64

So today I am officially the title of a Beatles song. I find myself stunned by the number. I just don’t see how it’s possible when yesterday I was making my First Communion. Going to high school with my DC … Continue reading

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Something Else

So on a lazy Sunday afternoon not long ago I watched (thanks to Amazon Prime) a really good movie called Last Flag Flying, brilliantly acted by Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston and Laurence Fishburne with direction by the ever-great Richard Linklater (who … Continue reading

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65 and counting

So today is my parents’ 65th wedding anniversary and, even though my Dad isn’t here any longer, we still celebrate their wonderful life together and all that encompasses. That I’m here and my sisters are here and my great kid … Continue reading

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