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Bertram's Blog · 1W ago

The Blooming Desert

The desert is blooming, and so, I hope, am I. Each day I do a bit more, stretching my poor...
Bertram's Blog · 1W ago

Dipping My Toe Into Wanderlust Again

Facebook has a feature where they show us our memories — the pictures or articles we had p...
Bertram's Blog · 1W ago

Small Steps and Big Adventures

I don’t know if the title of this post should be “Small Steps and Big Adventures” or “Small Adventures and Big Steps.” Nor do I know which are the steps and which the adventures. Perhaps each activity is a bit of both. Although I have been using spee...
Bertram's Blog · 2W ago

I Have a Secret

If you’ve known me long enough, I’m sure you can guess what my secret is. Although I try t...
Bertram's Blog · 2W ago

Acknowledging Pain. And Pleasure.

Sometimes I wonder at what point telling one’s truth becomes self-indulgence, but I don’t ...
Bertram's Blog · 2W ago

Everything Passes

I had a moment of discouragement today. It didn’t last long — moments by definition don’t ...
Bertram's Blog · 3W ago

Olio

Olio is one of those words dearly loved by crossword puzzle makers but that you never hear...
Bertram's Blog · 3W ago

My April Time

Last week brought big changes. First, although I was not supposed to have the surgery to get my fixator off until this Tuesday, April 4, when I went for my pre-op on Monday, March 26th, the ...
Bertram's Blog · 4W ago

Yay! Great News!

I went to the doctor today for my pre-op appointment in preparation for surgery next Tuesd...
Bertram's Blog · 4W ago

Eve of Seven Years of Grief

1:40 AM tonight marks the seventh anniversary of when my life mate/soul mate died. If it i...