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Caller ID

For now, back into my long established writing slot of late at night—it is now coming on eleven o’clock—when the house is quiet.  The dog has settled into her bed, Carol is sleeping, albeit restlessly, on the couch, and I … Continue reading

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An Explanation

Regular readers of these posts will perhaps notice occasional time references that do not match the date of the posting.  I don’t know if this discrepancy is bothersome, but I thought it a good idea to explain why it happens. … Continue reading

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Two Steves

Near midnight after a mixed day, half irritating, half enjoyable.  The irritations involved dealing with caregiver relief scheduling difficulties and insurance reimbursement issues.  Spent my morning dealing with both.  I felt for a while as though I were again the … Continue reading

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Like Sand Through My Fingers

Sunday night. I just watched an episode of Poldark on Masterpiece Theater. We always watched the PBS shows on Sunday night, Downton Abbey, of course, the mysteries, Sherlock Holmes, whatever was on. We would have after dinner snacks while we … Continue reading

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Publication Correction

“”Like Sand Through My Fingers” was inadvertently published early, and has been rescheduled for its correct weekly date tomorrow, November 11th. To keep things moving along for those who have already seen that post, I am scheduling the next one … Continue reading

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Who Is This Person?

Writing on my laptop after a late breakfast.  Carol is dozing on the sofa. In a unique way, as only Kafka can do, his “The Metamorphosis” explores the question of a person’s identity. Its first sentence announces without preparation or … Continue reading

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Speaking the Unspeakable, A Contemporaneous Journal

You see the distracted pedestrian step off the curb without looking for oncoming traffic. You witness the startled face of the driver of the car barreling down the road, hands tightening on the steering wheel, eyes looking for a way … Continue reading

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