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a moon, worn as if it had been a · 3d ago

Their Shining Fills the Room

Ode to the Joyful OnesThat they walk, even stumble, among us is reasonto praise them, or protect them —even the soundof a lead slug dropped on a lead plate, even that, for them,is music. Because they bring laughter'sbrief amnesia. Because they stand,...
a moon, worn as if it had been a · 4d ago

What Does It Look Like When We Think?

We shall probably get nearest to the truth if we think of the conscious and personal psych...
a moon, worn as if it had been a · 5d ago

I'm a Tightrope Walker and a Non-Stop Talker

The other day -- actually the same day that the AHCA (Ass Hole Care Act) bill passed through the House, I had the privilege of talking to Abi Wurdeman on her SpareMin podcast. Abi had read my blog and contacted me to do one of these short and casual ...
a moon, worn as if it had been a · 6d ago

Report from the Caregiver Chronicles

Sophie, March 1996New York CityI took Sophie to the pediatrician this morning and spent tw...
a moon, worn as if it had been a · 1w ago

#GOPocrisy

I found this statement on social media and thought it interesting and important enough to put it up here.I'd love for any of my conservative readers to respond. I know ya'll are out there. You can stay Anonymous, and I promise I won't argue with you....
a moon, worn as if it had been a · 1w ago

Whatever Winter Did to Us

Jacaranda tree, no filterLos Angeles, CA 2017Instructions on Not Giving UpMore than the fu...
a moon, worn as if it had been a · 1W ago

Mechanism of Action Unknown

Me, sitting on a stack of novels (my expertise), reading the insert to Sophie's Onfi (neurology's expertise)So, I spoke with Karen, The Dark Overlord yesterday on the telephone to finish clearing things up regarding my recent conversation with The Ne...
a moon, worn as if it had been a · 1W ago

Three Comments, Plus

Sometimes I can't get out from under sorrow. An oppressive blanket that I just can't kick ...
a moon, worn as if it had been a · 1W ago

Sprung

I wore my pot socks this morning and sprang Sophie from the facility. We're home now.I also had an intense conversation this afternoon with an administrative RN from The Neurologist's hospital regarding The Neurologist's statement to me yesterday tha...
a moon, worn as if it had been a · 1W ago

Ever Since 45 Came On The Scene, Sophie Has Been Terrible*

So, yesterday we had a little emergency, and Sophie and I were transported to a local hospital via ambulance. I feel strangely lethargic and unwilling to go into it, but Sophie was admitted under the suspicion of aspiration pneumonia. The hospital is...