Author Archives: stevelew

Fin

Thursday afternoon in the community library during my respite period.  I had contemplated staying home up in my office to either write or begin the odious chore of getting my tax material in order for my appointment next Thursday with … Continue reading

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Like A Body Blow

Tuesday afternoon of a lovely spring day. I notice in my journal a remark from about a week ago: Just saw a blue jay land on the table on our deck amidst the still falling snowflakes, and shake its feathers … Continue reading

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Of Then, Now, and the Future

In the community library on Thursday afternoon. With my computer on my lap, I have just finished an edit of the post that I will publish Saturday morning.  My neighbor, a senior citizen of my vintage, sitting to my left … Continue reading

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Just Letting It Be

Sunday night a little after midnight.  The dog is snoring loudly, an uneven accompaniment to “After Hours” played by Gillespie and the two Sonnys, Stitt and Rollins, in my earbuds from Pandora.  It’s been a quiet weekend with a little … Continue reading

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Her Book

Monday night.  Jazz from KNKX in my earbuds.  The dog slurping water from her dish.  Carol quietly and peacefully asleep, which is both welcome and a bit unusual. Spent the day in the house with the electric heater trying to … Continue reading

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Of Music and Writing

Wednesday late morning between breakfast and lunch, the dog rises stiffy from her bed, old joints beginning to stiffen, Carol restless in her chair, music playing some kind of classical trombone piece, didn’t catch the name, but an unusual sound … Continue reading

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Major and Minor

Monday night after a couple of days of warming that provided a respite from the polar vortex that drove temperatures to below zero with highs topping out in the single digits.  It was small comfort to know that a wide … Continue reading

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Snow

Late Sunday night.  More snow expected overnight and into tomorrow.  About six inches greeted me this morning.  What didn’t greet me was the service I had contracted with to keep my driveway clear.  On Sunday mornings, I always drive down … Continue reading

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On Caregiving and Writing

Monday night after a brutally cold day.  This morning the thermometer on the outside wall across from the window in the green room hovered at zero.  Our heating system could not warm the air in the house to a comfortable … Continue reading

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A Most Difficult Decision

Friday afternoon in the community library.  As I pulled into the parking lot I saw several dozen, or perhaps more, children going up and down the large hill at the side of the lot.  Those going down were doing so … Continue reading

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