Monthly Archives: August 2017

For the Week of August 27, 2017: Where Hope Resides

“My house sits on about 10-feet elevation so if the storm surge gets up to 12 feet it’s going to be a bit of a problem. If it’s 15 feet I’ll sit on the roof and surf my way into … Continue reading

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For the Week of August 20, 2017: Learning from Life’s Hard Knocks

There are many good reasons for writing that have nothing to do with being published.  Writing is a powerful search mechanism, and one of its satisfactions is that it allows you to come to terms with your life narrative.  It … Continue reading

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For the Week of August 13, 2014: The Sometimes Difficult Friendship With Our Bodies

…Use to be I just had arthritis and rheumatism, now—it’s a pain in the neck—I got a convulsive heart. I come from Twenty-second and Eighth, where I’m helping my brother. For me that’s a long walk. So I wait. I … Continue reading

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For the Week of August 6, 2017: Seasons of Life; Seasons of Cancer

Maggie and I made our usual stroll through the neighborhood park as we do each morning.  Although she’s much more interested in squirrel patrol than the other dogs who arrive with their owners for a romp in the off leash … Continue reading

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