Author Archives: stevelew

The Tale of the Piano

Thursday night.  It’s been a few days since I had the time and energy to write.  It’s not that late, but I don’t feel particularly energetic.  Today was active, beginning with the arrival of our piano tuner, followed almost immediately … Continue reading

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Music Hath Charms

Late Wednesday afternoon.  Kyle will be here within the hour.  We are nearing the end of Medicare supported visits.  Had a brief discussion last time about continuing his therapy on my dime.  I don’t know if that is practical.  Carol … Continue reading

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Being a Caregiver

Tuesday night.  Seattle based jazz station streaming into my ear buds.  Went into town for weekly shopping but with first stop at UPS store to send back an incorrectly ordered beard trimmer, one that did not have an adjustable length … Continue reading

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Like Ocean Waves

After midnight Tuesday, up in my office on my desktop PC instead of in my chair with the laptop in the living room.  Came upstairs to use my good toothbrush and decided to write a bit on this computer.  Carol … Continue reading

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A Useful Fiction and Real Progress

Friday afternoon, In the main branch of the library, looking out of the window at the Boardman Lake, out of which flows the Boardman River, which, in turn, empties into Grand Traverse Bay a mile or two from here.  I … Continue reading

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The Chair

Friday afternoon in the main library in town.  This is a lovely building constructed some twenty years ago, and it is bustling in a quiet kind of way, with a variety of patrons.  That variety is the primary reason I … Continue reading

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Correction

The old English professor hiding inside of me emerges and insists I correct my incorrect usage.  Carol was not agoraphobic, fearful of an unsafe environment, such as a crowd; she was acrophobic, fearful of heights.

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Hope Rides in on a Chair

Sunday afternoon.  Spring has finally arrived. Swaths of browned grass emerging from beneath the snow on the margins of the lawn.  Still significant piles of snow in other places, but the process has started. Solitary bicyclists riding up and down … Continue reading

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Party of the Second Part

In the last post, I proposed myself as the party of the first part in this life situation and certainly in the blog as well.  Carol, of course, in both ways is the party of the second part although I … Continue reading

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Party of the First Part

According to the calendar, we are two weeks into spring.  However, winter does not seem to be paying attention.  The cold continues, as does the occasional snow.  Several more inches are forecast for tomorrow. It is approaching midnight, and since … Continue reading

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