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When Mom Met The Hard-of-Hearing Dwarf, The Love of My Life

My Mom was one of those “unconditional love” types of mothers. Anything I did; anywhere I went; each and everything in my life was met with approval from the woman who birthed and raised me. In 1986, I was planning … Continue reading

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February 23rd – A Remembrance

“We do not remember days, we remember moments” “Hi Sis, I’m getting married and I want the ceremony to be in Albany.” My sister Carole asked “What do you a need, a priest, minister or rabbi, and how soon?”. “A … Continue reading

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“Oh My God, Would You Look At Those Eyes!”

A woman I had never met before, standing near me, yelled those titled words after I answered her question by replying I had not worked on the jigsaw puzzle that was on top of a small table I sat near. … Continue reading

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Grief Is The Price We Pay For Love

“I do not want to just lye around waiting to die. Please figure out a way to get me back to Lenox”. This was my bride’s expressed wish on an August day after hearing the news that the cancer was … Continue reading

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And These Few Precious Days I’ll Spend With You

“But the days grow short when you reach September When the autumn weather turns the leaves to flame One hasn’t got time for the waiting game Oh, the days dwindle down to a precious few September, November And these few … Continue reading

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“Aim high, time flies”

The title’s wisdom came from my bride’s fortune cookie tonight after consuming take-out Chinese. It is also exactly the hidden sentiment Peg has displayed these last two weeks since being discharged from the hospital. After coming home, her nausea and … Continue reading

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The Trouble Is You Think You Have Time…

On August 18, 2014, last Monday, our Oncologist came to Peg’s hospital room at Cleveland Clinic and told us the final bad news of a five month period which had very little else. Her cancer had now spread to her … Continue reading

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