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Nursing Home Saga, continued

Two days ago I brought Jack home from the nursing home. He stayed ten nights, ten days, twelve hours and eighteen minutes. Or so he informed me. The decision to admit him to a nursing home after rotator cuff surgery … Continue reading

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Aging Warrior

Yesterday I checked Jack into a nursing home. For the first time in the twenty-five years, I cannot care for him and keep him safe. Through all of our adventures together ā€“ scuba diving, backpack travel around Asia, dragging a … Continue reading

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  In April of 1971, I lived in Munchweiller, Germany with my newly drafted husband. My sympathies were with the love-children and hippies of that zeitgeist (another ā€˜Zā€™ word).Ā  But my husband received his draft notice on our wedding day … Continue reading

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