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A FRIDAY NIGHTmk4567CLUSTER F***

Back back back in the late 1950s there was an early television sitcom known as the Phil Silvers Show.  It gets a lengthy report on Wikipedia, including mention of a memorable episode that my memory refocused on Friday night when … Continue reading

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FEELIN’ THE GOOD!

I feel good. That’s something I haven’t been able to say since a year ago LAST Christmas.  That’s when my back issues began, that’s when my arthritis took off like it was turbo-charged, that’s when I was put on a new … Continue reading

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MY SELDOM PUBLISHED LIST OF ISSUES

Yep, I’ve got issues, but I am not one to bore folks reading my blog. What’s that you say, my blog has bored you many times!  See, I have issues. Here are some of my latest…just for sharing. Apple Cares … Continue reading

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MORNING MED MADNESS

I thought I’d share with you a new theory I developed this morning as I sat miserably in my thinking chair out on the back porch. I said “miserably” because that’s how I felt. I had a bout of heartburn, … Continue reading

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NO ORDINARY PAIN

I am not sure how to write about what has been happening to me for the past five weeks.  I have made it through a situation like never before and, like any impacting occurrence in your life, it has left … Continue reading

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SIGNING YOUR LIFE AWAY…LITERALLY!

Used to be, you were sick, you called your family doctor and he told you to come on over.   Sometimes he’d even come to see you if you were that sick. ‘Dem days are sure over. Today, if you’re thinking … Continue reading

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The Pill

This being in my 70’s has got to stop—NO, WAIT!  That’s not what I mean.  I don’t want to stop-stop.  I just want all the accompanying negatives associated with being 70 to stop.  What are they? You name it: if … 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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CALL WAITING

We had the same family doctor for most of my first twenty-some years on this here planet.  His name was Dr. Polin.  Some people just seem to stick in your mind forever.  Dr. Polin is one of them for me. … Continue reading

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