Category Archives: family

Such Is Life

I am taken aback by these jumbled feelings upon the news of Bernard Sr’s death. Where once I felt numb (or so I thought) tears and sobs prove otherwise. Happy and sad memories swirl around together creating more curious emotions, … Continue reading

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The Noise Upstairs

The noise upstairs is deafening and causes despair. They’re fighting again.

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Cherish The Mundane

I know you’re thinking, “What a strange title?” but to those of us with limited vision or a chronic debilitating disease, this title makes perfect sense. So many of us have to struggle to accomplish simple tasks like buttoning a shirt … Continue reading

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Wake Up Time!

I’ve been feeling sort of blah lately; just hanging around the house since I went to the movies on Mother’s Day, which really isn’t how you should spend your day if you call yourself a writer. I just haven’t felt … Continue reading

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SSA, SSI And Me

It’s been pretty hectic around here since I applied online for Medicare. Weeks later, my Medicare benefit and Social Security are finalized and I’ll be getting $238 monthly from Social Security in addition to my Government pension. Alas it seems … Continue reading

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Mailbox Musings

Walked to the mailbox and hoped to see a letter with happy news or some money. Neither was found; just more bills to ponder and worry over. No wonder I rarely venture out to the box. Just can’t stand the … Continue reading

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Random Photos

          My phone is challenging my techno ability today (in case you’re wondering why the toilet photo’s on top and this blurb’s located here). Have a great day! Onward…  

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Ha Ha I Beat You

Tomorrow is that dreaded April 15th; the day that once ushered in visions of flowers blooming and birds singing to celebrate Spring. Now this blighted day brings nightmares of people dressed in black with hands outstreached screaming “Pay me!” For … Continue reading

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Missing Pieces

 My son Bernard (bearded one) with his 1/2 brother Walter during their very first meeting. (Photo courtesy of my wonderful daughter-in-law, Alexa). ——————————————————– There’s a hole in my heart that only you can fill. I’ve known of you for years … Continue reading

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COPD? C-O-P-E.

Whew! What a week this had been: “Old Age” sneaking up on me whether I like it or not. It was bad enough to know that I might wind up with macular degeneration due to heredity, but I’d always hoped … Continue reading

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