Tag Archives: life

So many shades of Green

Two decades ago I regularly spent long periods in the hospital, having surgery and moving forward hoping for success. Hoping to return to my own bed in my home, my own life, to working even. No needs to remind a … Continue reading

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Can’t Take That Away from Me

 Bruce walked down the path, just plain packed earth .  The path wound through a light forest,  absorbing his steps and so he moved silently. Sunlight patches here and there were like stepping through hot wading pools at the ocean. … Continue reading

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I have come unglued, finally

I suspect that I am not the only one that has spent an abnormal amount of time glued to the spectacle that is the summer olympics. Soccer, volleyball, basketball, wrestling, rugby, diving, plus plus, and now I confess, at last … Continue reading

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We all have one, at least

Sunny, but still cool outside because of the time of day, 6:30 a.m., and I was enjoying my plain coffee with a friend whose Starbucks order of double expresso plus plus was just impossible to memorize. I met this friend … Continue reading

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Not just survival, someone gave me life

When someone said yes, allowing their loved one’s organs to be donated, it did not mean I was going to survive, no it meant I was going to live again. Today I celebrate my re-birth (transplant day) but I am … Continue reading

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Resisting S for the life you really want

Forgive me please my sporadic writing of late. I have a project I am working on that will be concluded soon, but I am jotting down thoughts and ideas for blog posts I want to share, and that I hope … Continue reading

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Time is A’wasting

“We have coffee here” she said, “It’s a waste to go out.” she said, when her husband suggested they go have coffee. “Come on” he persisted, trying to overcome the inertia, feeling restless as he tugged with his eyes. “We’ll … Continue reading

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Don’t nearly die first

This post actually came from a speech I gave recently at a Toastmasters meeting; the speech was called”Be Like A Child“. I had failed an attempt to color in an adult coloring book. Instead of being able to relax; I … Continue reading

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All that will be left will be the stories

All that will be left when I die will be the stories.  I will explain in a moment. My daughter will always be my little girl, but now she’s a grown woman and a wife also to her husband. She … Continue reading

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A Memorable Evening out for dinner +

  I was recently on a holiday with my son, and it had many memorable moments. Most sadly will slip away through my fingers like when I try to hold a cup of water in my hand. Some drops will … Continue reading

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