Monthly Archives: December 2016

Nauseating

“Life was like a movie and everybody thought they were the star of it. That’s why dying was hard. People didn’t want to accept it, that the movie would go on without them” Whiplash River by Lou Berney   Don’t … Continue reading

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Cancer

“It’s when you reach the end of things that you want to go back” – The Wrong Side of Goodbye by Michael Connelly You have cancer. I heard those words in 2009. The paradigm shifted. Instinctively I knew my world, … Continue reading

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Dead End

“The truth was, you couldn’t ever really know what was in someone else’s heart. It was difficult enough to know what was in your own.” – “The Devil Wins” by Robert B. Parker Time and the flow of life change … Continue reading

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Napoleon Bonaparte

“It is essential that the morals and political ideas of the generation which is now growing up should no longer be dependent on the news of the day or circumstances of the moment.  Men already differ enough in their inclinations, … Continue reading

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A minor repair

“More often than not people were out of their minds” – A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman A trip to Home Depot. Needed parts and supplies for an important household repair. The exact nature of that task is not … Continue reading

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Loss

“When people enter your life, they expand your world. But when they leave, the void is that much greater” – Blueblood by Mathew Iden Lost a dear friend recently. Cancer at 71. Not a pleasant experience. Pat and I were … Continue reading

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