Category Archives: Personal history

A new year and a new start

Over the years I have had many times where I have been under the weather, or so overwhelmed by things as to not be able to function at anywhere near a normal level.  These past six months have been like … Continue reading

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Blackout, movie, and pizza

I guess the effects of Friday’s little adventure are more than I had thought.  While the initial C-Scan showed no fractures to my face, I am experiencing some major ill effects of the beating.  I am seeing black spots in … Continue reading

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One helluva ass kicking!

I know it’s been two months since I have posted here.  The main reason has been two-fold, one I have struggled with some medical issues that have left me feeling weak and at times in a mental fog.  The second … Continue reading

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On Taxes, Disability and Advocacy

It’s been a bit since I last posted, and there has been quite a lot going on in this wonderful maze I call life.  I have had the joy (note heavy sarcasm) of having to deal with both my local … Continue reading

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Fears, Phobias, and Foibles

WARNING:  MAY CONTAIN DISTURBING PHOTOS OR IMAGES Fear is something we all deal with at one point or another in our lives.  It is an emotion that can have several meanings, and is defined by Webster’s On-Line dictionary as “FEAR … Continue reading

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Gashes, blown out knees and doctors

I was talking to a dear friend of mine today, and she was sharing how her son, a freshman in high school, was injured during a wrestling practice. He had been paired against a senior, and ended up with a … Continue reading

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She looked deep into my eyes

Last Friday I had an appointment with the eye doctor.  Since I am having to go through the public healthcare system, I ended up at Indiana University’s School of Optometry.  I do not have a problem being a learning experience … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about sex, baby

In 1991 the hip-hop trio of Salt-n-Pepa released a single off their Black’s Magic album entitled Let’s Talk About Sex.  My favorite line from the song is, “Everybody has sex I mean, everybody should be makin’ love Come on, how … Continue reading

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Toilets and women

When I was a child, my parents divorced when I about 18-24 months old and my father died shortly there after.  We were living in Los Angeles at the time, and mom decided, after the divorce, to return to her … Continue reading

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“Love and Other Drugs” a cost/benefits analysis

I recently watched the movie Love and Other Drugs starring Anne Hathaway and Jake Gyllenhaal.  I had wanted to see it, but had been putting it off due to the things I had read about Hathaway’s character.  For those who … Continue reading

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