Monthly Archives: March 2014

A Day in the Life: Life in the Mansion

You love living in your big, old house, with its spacious rooms and nooks and crannies. There is always something to do, especially in the summer. Your mother is an avid gardener, cultivating both flowers and vegetables. One year, the … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: It’s a mansion!

It’s hard for a kid who’s grown up by the ocean imagining life in America’s largest land-locked city. The trip to your new home is long and you are restless. You already miss your old home, you miss your best … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Starting Over

There are few events as disruptive for a little kid as moving day, especially when you’re leaving everything and everyone you know for some distant place that takes two days to get to in the old station wagon. You love … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: LASIK Toast (part 9)

Now that you know exactly what you’re dealing with, you can put it away for a while. There’s no chance of any surgical fix, since you don’t have much corneal tissue left, but you also don’t have ectasia, a surprise … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: LASIK Toast (part 8)

Right on time, 9:00am, you show up at the doctor’s office. He did tell you to expect to spend the whole day, but you can’t imagine any reason that might be necessary. You’re off work all day, so it really … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: LASIK Toast (part 7)

September rolls around and it’s time for the board meeting of the non-profit you and your doctor pal are about to take over. You are still trying to figure out how a resounding NO became a yes, but you suspect … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: LASIK Toast (part 6)

Even when you can’t see very well, life goes on. You spend way too much time on the non-profit organization’s bulletin board, answering questions and posting comments. Your objectivity is more than just a bit unusual in that setting. Many … Continue reading

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