Tag Archives: Illness

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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“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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Whack-a-Mole Cancer

That’s how a doctor recently described Peg’s cancer. Pops up here, take action; pops up again over there; wait to take action, pops up again in a new location, delay action. But this is no game even though I would … Continue reading

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Touched By Kindness

In some past blogs, I have mentioned a second home currently being renovated in Massachusetts. In that state, incentives are given when converting outdated energy wasters to energy savers. On the big ticket items, loans are offered at zero interest … Continue reading

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