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NEGATIVE ENERGY


I made one of my rare appearances in my thinking chair out on the back patio yesterday. Of course, I got to thinking and this time I had the negatives—a bunch of those everyday petty things roared up in my … Continue reading

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THAT DREADED CAT


I have discussed Toni the Cat several times before. Toni’s been living in our house for a good number of years now. She’s actually Haley’s cat. Haley is one of our granddaughters. She came to live with us at the … Continue reading

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Testing, Testing, Can You Hear Me?


One of the big benefits of retirement is T I M E. I have lots of time. I probably waste more of it than I should, but the opportunity to simply do nothing can be tempting. I remember when I … Continue reading

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72 SKIDOO!


Today I am 72 years old. No, you don’t have to drop right down to the bottom of this posting and wish me a happy birthday. Lots of past and present friends already have done that.  I am touched and … Continue reading

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GIVING UP MY BODY FOR A DAY


This is the third part of my “diary” that describes a new and innovative medical treatment that I have undergone in hopes that it results in a major change and improvement in my life.  Parts I and II can be … Continue reading

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FRIDAY, LIFE AS I KNOW IT, WILL BEGIN CHANGING!


The week ahead could be an incredible one for me…so much so, that it could be life-changing. I will become one of less than 2000 people worldwide (about 40 here in South Florida) who will have had an innovative mechanism … Continue reading

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FEARING THE BOMB….AGAIN!


It’s been some time since I last settled my butt into my thinking chair on the back patio and actually did some thinking.  I’m not sure it was as much thinking as it was worrying that I wound up doing.  … Continue reading

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WHAT DREAMS ARE MADE OF


I am happy I was in the right line when I was born. I didn’t confuse the proverbial trains vs. brains. My brain is a great source of humor for me and, surprisingly, sometimes for others. If I knew how … Continue reading

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TO SLEEP…PERCHANCE TO DREAM


Today has been a benchmark day and appropriately so, given the fact that it is the birthday of my late brother.  I will figure that he somehow played a role if none other than to simply cast some good luck … Continue reading

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ANOTHER NEW KNEE…BUT WHO’S COUNTING?


After a long run of successful procrastination, tomorrow I will be rolled into the operating room at a nearby hospital.  There, the bones in my left leg will be sawed in two places and a new, manmade knee will be … Continue reading

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