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Day +94: Observations

At six days until our homecoming, it is time to make some observations about what we have seen and done. Observation 1: As a recent Cancerwise poster mentioned a few days ago, we can come here expecting to see people … Continue reading

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T-20: Packing the Most Important Thing

Even with all the planning and packing, it is easy to forget something. As I’ve mentioned before, we have lists. I think we even have lists of lists. It is doubtful that we have forgotten anything that we need, might … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season

I finally drug the Christmas tree out of storage yesterday – only about a week and a half late. We usually do the holiday decorating the Saturday after Thanksgiving. It’s not that we are not in the spirit of Christmas; … Continue reading

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Holding Pattern

The long flight was nearing an end. The destination was at hand. Everyone was strapped into their seats awaiting touchdown and taxiing to the terminal. I was aware of the sun shining through my window, then shadow. The next thing … Continue reading

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Drinking from a Hose

When I was a kid in Moweaqua, Illinois, we worked hard and played hard, especially in the summer. The drought in the late 50’s was a difficult time. The temperatures soared into the 100’s. I remember cracks so big in … Continue reading

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