In Sickness… or Just in Health?

In October, Sheri asked, "will I love when he's being cranky [becasuse] his [blood glucose] is too high… will I serve him when his [blood glucose] is dropping and he needs to eat NOW?" Her post made me look at my circumstances from the other point of view... Read More

Isn’t It Time for the Snow to Melt?

So how’s the weather where YOU are? Where I am, it’s cold and snowy and icy. I had to reschedule my pulmonologist appointment because, while going down a ramp that acts more like a bobsled run is a bit scary but kind of fun, getting back up it is impossible... Read More

Going From Famine To Feast

Thanksgivukkah is a once-in-a-lifetime holiday you probably haven't heard of, yet it occurs this very week. It's when Hanukkah and Thanksgiving converge to overlap or, as food writer Veronica Meewes put it, "the fried foods of Hanukkah meet the carbfest of Thanksgiving..." Read More

Lookin’ at Blue Skies. For Now.

Happy birthday to me! I now qualify for all senior citizen’s discounts. And Medicare. If I could figure out how to apply for it. That’s probably a good way to spend my birthday... Read More

Trying to Travel the Road Less Traveled

Four blocks west and I'm out of my neighborhood. Two blocks north and I'm at a major east–west road. Another three blocks west and I'll be at the restaurant to meet a friend for lunch. Except… Read More


I should have realized, when Sonja told me she’d given her dog away because she could no longer care for him, that she wasn’t at the top of her game. It didn’t seem like it was that long ago, and it probably wasn’t. I lose track of time a lot... Read More