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I Talk with Mom about JJ

I called her first thing this morning. I was at my place for a change and didn’t have to be careful about being overheard. “I have something to tell you, Mom.” “I’m listening.” I knew she was, too. She’s a … Continue reading

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Sunday with the Relatives and AJ

AJ is well known to my mom, aunt and uncle, and we drove over to WI to have Sunday lunch with them. Traditionally, it’s a huge meal, with so much food on the table you can hear the legs creaking. … Continue reading

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Contemplating Death

Over the holidays, I lost an uncle I haven’t seen in a decade, and a friend had a serious heart attack and is still in the hospital, not quite conscious. By all accounts, he has an impressive number of tubes … Continue reading

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News From the Road

It is snowing in Wisconsin. It is also COLD; 20 degrees. That’s, you know, below freezing. The house smells great though. There’s plenty of food cooking in the kitchen, all the time. I swear, I’ve gained five pounds while we’ve … Continue reading

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Longevity: Is it Possible?

JJ came into the kitchen, took one look at me, and said, “What’s wrong with you?” I was sitting at the table with the laptop while Mom cooked breakfast. “There are new pics of Zach. Taking out the garbage, for … Continue reading

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