Monthly Archives: May 2012

Gall Bladder Surgery Part 2

No surprise, I didn’t sleep much the night before the surgery.  I don’t know when I was actually up, but I was officially out of bed to shower by 4:30 a.m.  We were off to the hospital, and of course, … Continue reading

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Gall Bladder Surgery Part 1

I can imagine some of you reading the title and thinking…what?  So here is the short explanation.  Very early tomorrow I will have my gall bladder removed. The longer story is that for a couple of years I’ve had an … Continue reading

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Sense of Place

Originally posted on Blanc Spaces Filled:
Where monks walked a thousand years before, I stand. Lost in the baptism of the sky, I wait and wander. I kneel on padded rocks centuries moved and unmoving, disturbing nothing and no one…

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A Reblog on Writing

Originally posted on Blanc Spaces Filled:
In 2005, while working on a novel, I, like Steinbeck, journaled about the process; this piece is derived and inspired by that entry. Also, I must say that for years I have, with consistent…

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Unique Mentor Opportunity

One of my friends from my college days called me.  He wants to blog.  OK, I’m thrilled!  Even though he’s a doctoral student, he needs my help to start the blog.  I can now move past my jealousy (I should … Continue reading

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