Monthly Archives: July 2010

Have bloom, won’t travel

The end of July and it’s a cool summer.  This morning the temperature is 54 F. Clouds will burn off in a couple of hours, then the afternoon will warm up to about 70.  Flowers like this kind of summer.  … Continue reading

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A life lived by impulse

When I first began to blog I wrote an account of Jerry’s and my late life courtship.  I only had a few readers then.  This is part  I of 2 posts written almost 2 years ago.  I thought it would … Continue reading

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John’s death and funeral

Inevitably, as time passed, John’s physical condition worsened.  He was supposed to have palliative chemotherapy, but in this instance the British Health system showed its weakness.  The wait for his evaluative appointment was too long.  When we were finally notified … Continue reading

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The strange story of John, continued

This is a continuation of The strange story of John begun in an earlier post.  As I wrote the history of John’s final months I found it was getting too long for one post.  The final days will come in … Continue reading

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Dancing with Plotniks

I spent 4 days in Juneau, Alaska over July 4th visiting my friend Gwen.  The 4th was her birthday.   About once a year I take a trip without Jerry, usually to see one of my children.  In a way this … Continue reading

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