Christmas

Friday night.  Carol in her chair, the dog sleeping on the floor.  Snow falling as befits the official start of winter.  Even though I spent some money to get my old snow blower repaired and ready, I decided to contract … Continue reading

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The Persistent Past

Wednesday night after a busy day, starting with my going to town for regular blood work while neighbor Wendy stayed with Carol. While I was out, the podiatrist visited to cut Carol’s toenails, and then after I returned Hanna arrived … Continue reading

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And She Said “Thank God”

Thanksgiving day was quiet.  I expected to get a dinner delivered from the Methodist Church community feast as that has happened in the past, as well as one from Brad and Amy who have thought of us on these occasions. … Continue reading

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Hospice

Wednesday before Thanksgiving.  Serious cold weather arriving perhaps driving temps into single digits.  Because I have been spending an inordinate amount of time working on my next column, I have a lot of ground to cover to catch up.  I’ll … Continue reading

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New and Newer Normal

Friday night, wind howling outside, snow already on the ground, winter knocking at the door.  But at least the phone has stopped ringing Election Day having come and gone.  This is not the place to chew over the results, just … Continue reading

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