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greetings from home

It’s a muggy and buggy New England morning, but we have the AC conditioners in the windows and we’re not putting up with humidity. I love air conditioning. So…greetings from Cancer Land. We are fine. I am resting. I am … Continue reading

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doing fine

Just a quick note tonight after a long day. The surgery went beautifully, as did the anesthesia this time. No one was taking chances on a repeat aspiration. I confess to being a bit weepy and nervous about it. Banjo … Continue reading

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escape to galilee

One Saturday about a month ago, Banjo Man and I decided to take a vacation from breast cancer and not talk about it all day. We really did need a break and we were sick and tired of being sick. … Continue reading

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once a farm boy, always a farm boy

In order to make the best out of a non-lake, non-mountains, non-Idaho summer, I decided we should plant some tomatoes and have a container garden on the back patio. People grow lots of tomatoes here on the coast. Tomatoes and … Continue reading

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it’s been a while

Yes, it’s been a while since I’ve posted anything on the blog. There have been so many times I’ve wanted to write about what is going on here…but I really haven’t wanted to write about what is going on here … Continue reading

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mother’s day 2019

Happy Mother’s Day to all of you mothers out there! We deserve a happy day with lots of time to relax. I hope you are planning something peaceful. Banjo Man, our daughter Nancy, my mother and I are heading to … Continue reading

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and week six begins

See the white bookcase? It’s 30 years old and has served me well. But now it’s history. For my own amusement I often ask Banjo Man, “Would you mind throwing this in the dumpster?” I say it with a straight … Continue reading

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april flowers

A gift from my friend Barbara, these tulips certainly brighten up the basement. I had no idea where the vases were packed, so I used the bottom half of my Dutch windmill cookie jar. Very appropriate! I love tulips. Tomorrow … Continue reading

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in search of…

These excursions can be fun or epic failures. I never know how the day is going to end up. Last Thursday I took my 93-year old mother out for our weekly adventure. And oh, yes, it’s always an adventure. I … Continue reading

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happy birthday to nancy!

Our sweet girl is 39 today. Imagine that! I have searched for a childhood photo of her, but I’m having trouble. Everything is still packed and I’m operating from one small corner of my office, which I am so happy … Continue reading

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