Author Archives: stevelew

Me and Me

Monday night after a pretty good day.  Carol laughed more than usual, sometimes at something she heard, sometimes at something humorous in her head.  Ryan joined us for a pizza supper, and he noticed the increase in her good humor.  … Continue reading

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At The Movies

Carol is sleeping noisily , her mouth open.  The dog is asleep on the floor.  My energy is fading so I think I will join them in slumber after I lay out a thread to be continued. At lunch some … Continue reading

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The Necessity of Routine

Late Sunday night, too late to start anything of substance, so I’ll just mention a couple of things, and then see what I can do tomorrow. Thing one: a little while ago I held Carol’s hand as she fell asleep.  … Continue reading

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No Surrender

After midnight Sunday night.  I have been busy the past few days working on my new writing opportunity as a columnist for the local newspaper.  It is important for me so to do to maintain the semblance of balance in … Continue reading

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What’s In A Name and A Squeeze of the Hand

Monday night.  Ryan came by for dinner and I retrieved a pizza from town.  Carol, as usual, enjoyed a couple of slices although I reminded her this pizza was not from our beloved Papa Nick back on Long Island. This … Continue reading

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Two Minus One Still Equals Two

Wednesday evening after a freakish weather day, more like mid-summer with a thunderstorm and winds, and  another storm brewing outside.  We had a good, quiet day  in spite of the weather, of which Carol seemed unaware. On Saturday, when it … Continue reading

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A Cold Winter Ahead

Thursday night. Classical music from WSHU in my ear buds.  Carol in bed, but not yet fully asleep. She breathes loudly through her mouth.  I imagine her nose is stuffed.  Nothing I can do about that. And the sound reasserts … Continue reading

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A Scare

Monday night after dinner.  Carol still in her chair after eating at the dining room table.  Soon I will want to move her into her bed for the night, so I am stealing a few minutes of writing time now.  … Continue reading

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Time

Sunday night, WSHU in my ear plugs after watching The Miniaturist on Masterpiece.  Apparently it is a repeat, but was unaware of it.  Set in 17th century Amsterdam, which attracts my interest in most things historical. Plot premise of some … Continue reading

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Of Memory, Hers and Mine

Tuesday night, late.  Not much energy.  Violent thunderstorms the past couple of days.  One last night knocked our power out not long after I went to sleep at about twelve thirty.  I had put the ceiling fan on because the … Continue reading

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