Same (Painful) Story, Different Day…

Hello 9.18.18

Seems like this month, all my important events and status reports fall just before or after my regular “On the 8’s” post dates.

I expect “Big” news on Monday Sept 24, my next Dr appt and Darzalex infusion day… as I should know the res…

Epilogue eight

Do you realize that you have the most beautiful face? Do you realize we’re floating in space?Do You Realize?? – The Flaming LipsA sense of purposeThis year – if I haven’t mentioned it already – has been pretty rough. One consequence of being perma…

Amy and Nan in PCB

Oldest and dearest Ohio childhood friend flew into PCB a couple of weeks ago.  The timing was both GOOD and BAD.Hurricane Gordon mucked up the water, but it eventually cleared up.Luckily we got out of town just in the nick of time.  Red Tide …

Epilogue seven

Money, it’s a hit. Don’t give me that do goody good bullshitMoney – Pink FloydFinancial disservicesI arrived at university enrolled on a course that I didn’t enjoy. I had taken a “gap year”, during which I had lived in rural Zimbabwe, teaching (ve…

Epilogue six

I used to be a little boy, so old in my shoes. What I choose is my voice. What’s a boy supposed to do?Disarm – Smashing PumpkinsAngry man syndromeThis blog has elicited a range of responses. Not so long ago, I was told it is “angry”. How to respond to …

Sexy Sadie has been Spayed

We’re head over heels with our Sadie.  She’s a real mess.  Chews everything, very destructive, but when she looks at us with those sad eyes, we melt.Took her to get spayed yesterday.  When we picked her up she was higher than a kite.She …

Epilogue five

Have you come here for forgiveness? Have you come to raise the dead? Have you come here to play Jesus to the lepers in your head?One – U2Body in a boxGyles and I were recently discussing grisly deaths (as you do! Children make sure that conve…