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My Trip

My trip to Pennsylvania last week featured one of the heaviest late-March snow storms in the State’s history. Leave it to me, a totally converted Floridian, to wind up in a northern whiteout while it was probably in the high … Continue reading

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LEGACY

It is an hour into Tuesday and I sit bedside with my laptop, staring out the window at a magical snowscape that has taken most of the day for the heavens to create.  I have not seen snow since 1994. … Continue reading

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WAITING FOR WHEN

I am not sure where I am going with this particular posting. The situation is sensitive, but I know that some of you have had to deal with it also. There is a member of my family who is battling … Continue reading

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THE BLESSING IN MY STARS, continued

Welcome back to my “C” Journal, Part 2.  It’s a bit long-winded, but the ending is worth it—at least it was for me. We left off at the Panama Canal cruise that my wife and I were on in April.  … Continue reading

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THE BLESSING IN MY STARS

Last summer I received the ultimate bad news that no patient wants to hear from his doctor.  I was told I had cancer.  Albeit, it was prostate cancer which is one of the most common cancers found in men and … Continue reading

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WAITING IS THE HARDEST PART

                                       photo source:  ivch.org As I am prone to do from time to time, I have made another life-changing decision.  I have decided that I will not become a medical lab technician.  Not that I have had any ambition to become … Continue reading

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FAULTY BOOK REVIEW

I finished reading THE FAULT IN OUR STARS, by John Green.  This is a best-seller about two terminally ill teenagers who are in love.  Green has attempted to capture the true essence of two youngsters whose lives are eroding.  He … Continue reading

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STRANGE READING…

Strangely, I wrote this “deep” self-reflective poem and posted it on my blog last week (it’s just below this one if you care to read it).  At the time I never realized it may have been “epitaphy” in nature.  See, … Continue reading

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