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We would like to be well now, if that’s ok

First let me rejoice that it has been about 48 hours since Tim’s last tremor episode. Since reducing the medication the hospital completely overlooked as the culprit for the trouble he had last Thursday night, he’s been improving. The frustrating nonsense we went through, the ridiculous exercise of undiagnosing him (which, btw, his primary doctor […]

I got the coolest gift… Now what do I do with it??

Two friends gave me the coolest gift as a thank you for some volunteer work I do for them. Since they know I have a thing for websites, they gave me my own “dotcom” with space to put it, access to an array of design features, and permission to “do whatever you want with it […]

Life in a word?

Stormy. I wrote a poem years ago about clinging to the rock in the middle of the raging waters of life. My friend Lisa wrote a song based on that now-lost poem (it lived on a hard drive that’s long gone), and I hope someday to hear her sing that song in person. At the […]

Thanks for the memories, Mr. President

I believe that truth is the glue that holds government together,not only our government but civilization itself. – Gerald R. Ford, Inaugural Address, 9 August 1974 Within the last hour it was announced that Gerald Ford passed away on Tuesday, December 26, at the age of 93. I so vividly remember his taking office. An […]

5 things you probably don’t know about me

I sit down to procrastinate only to discover that Marko tagged me to answer this meme. Thanks, a way to further delay cleaning the dining room! So, 5 things you don’t necessarily know about me: 1. I used to jump out of perfectly good airplanes, back in the “remember not the sins of my youth” […]