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A Day in the Life: Troughs and Peaks

There is no undo button in life, but oh, how I wish there were. Raising a child with “issues” is a bit of a lifelong roller coaster ride of heartbreaking troughs and amazing peaks of joy. Unfortunately, after a few … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Cold Calls and Eye Floaters

The other day was a busy research and telephone day. Researching specialist contact lens fitters for a patient in Louisville, KY, I found several optometrists’ websites that looked promising. I read as much about each as I could, and then, … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Forgiving Myself

I don’t know that I actually hated him, but the news of his sudden death from a massive coronary last week elicited nothing more than an enormous sigh of relief. My childhood abuser, the family sociopath, was dead at age … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: August 18, 1990

Twenty-four years ago today, my mother died suddenly at the age of 73, just two months shy of her 74th birthday. She had been ill for some time with one thing or another, but appeared healthy the day before. When … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Happy Anniversary!

Forty years ago today, I said, “I do,” completely disregarding the little voice in the back of my head screaming, “Say NO, say NO.” Those of you who have read my blog accounts of life with my first ex know … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Reflections

Father’s Day. Yes, I know, it’s a Hallmark holiday, intended primarily to sell cards and merchandise, candy and chain saws. All the same, I reflect on my relationships with my beloved late father and my not-beloved ex (father of my … Continue reading

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LASIK TOAST: Haiku

About a year after getting toasted by LASIK, feeling the need to express my feelings about the matter, I wrote some haiku. Years earlier when my kids were in elementary school, they studied Japanese culture and learned to write simple … Continue reading

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