Tag Archives: death

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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IT’S ABOUT TIME…AGAIN!

Something is not right here.  This is the third posting in a row that involves the topics of growing old and death.  I sense a theme.  I don’t like themes necessarily, at least this kind of theme.  I prefer spontaneity, … Continue reading

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THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX

I have spent much of the past few days looking for some pictures. I know I put them away someplace safe; I just can’t remember where. These are pictures I’ve taken of some of my ancestors’ gravesites. When you get … Continue reading

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I WRITE DEAD PEOPLE

So again I asked this question of myself the other day:  How many people must die because of a book I’ve written?  I hasten to note here that I’m talking about people in the book, in the fictional story, who … Continue reading

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BACK TO TIME & PLACE

My usual “uniform of the day” is a pair of shorts and a T-shirt and that’s about it.  This is Florida—ain’t it nice!  Socks are optional and I rarely wear them anymore.  But I am out of uniform today.  I’m … Continue reading

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I WRITE…PEOPLE DIE! WAZZUPWIDDAT?

My God, I’m convinced I must have been a murderer in a previous life.  Here I am only paragraphs into writing my new novel and already I am plotting someone’s death.  I wouldn’t be so alarmed if I hadn’t already … 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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BODIES VS. TRASH…The Great Debate!

Disclaimer:  Today’s posting deals with death, trash and the environment.  The author takes no responsibility for sensitivity, ecological consequences or any food consumed while reading the blog.  All that said, let’s move on…. —– I’m riding shotgun in a black Lexus … Continue reading

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LIFE IS FRAGILE

This year has been fraught with medical issues for me.  It comes with the territory, I guess–I am 68 years old.   Things begin falling apart or wearing out at this stage in life.  It is not unusual, based on the number … Continue reading

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