Monthly Archives: August 2013

On the beach

After last week’s soaring adventures, this week has been spent closer to the ground. The challenges are different, but still there to be dealt with. While my skydive required only one (longish) step, navigating the beach requires many more steps … Continue reading

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JUMPING

Searching real hard for the right metaphor. I have never been too much of a physical risk taker, but today I did a tandem sky dive here on the Outer Banks. The challenge was a Fathers Day gift from my … Continue reading

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TRAPPED

The most frequent image and feeling I have these days is of being trapped. As my speech weakens more of my thoughts do not escape my mind to be shared as they occur. (Not necessarily a bad outcome.) As eating … Continue reading

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Eating Naked

Not a pretty picture, but ……. I spend almost half my waking hours feeding myself. There are still some things I can eat though my mouth – oatmeal, soups, smoothies, some dense chili-like preparations, and this week I discovered waffles … Continue reading

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Sunny Wednesday

I want to send a sincere thank you to all my friends who have sent positive messages since my dire posting about Sunday’s funk. I am very happy to report that those messages, and getting back into my routine of … Continue reading

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Black Sunday

I think I always knew there would be a day like yesterday. It started out fine. Two full days back from our trip and pretty much past the jet lag symptoms. A good night’s sleep. Breakfast was tasty and filling. … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Travel

I have always loved to travel, and have been fortunate to have visited many wonderful exciting and often exotic locations. Roz and I have done multiple trips to Europe, a memorable safari in east and South Africa, and traveled to … Continue reading

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