Tag Archives: freedom


It has been a long, long winter. Becky and I have been stuck in the house for four months! The reasons are varied. Becky had surgery, the lift broke, frigid temperatures, I hurt my back, and the lift broke again. … Continue reading

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I was sitting out on the deck last night, reading a book, enjoying a moment of quiet, when I realized that this time next week I will be alone. I drive Becky to camp on Sunday where she will stay … Continue reading

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In Retrograde

The bad day on Monday turned into a bad week, which culminated with Becky sobbing in her bathroom as I asked an attendant to leave. I felt ill as I listened to another person belittle my daughter. I don’t know … Continue reading

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Versatile Blogger Award

I received a nomination for this award a few days ago. At first I was very excited. I didn’t take it as a sign of my greatness, but it did feel like I was being acknowledged as a blogger in … Continue reading

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