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What is justice? How did things get to be the way they are? Where do we go from here? Community and individuality, civilization and law, politics and tradition, reason and science, ritual and freedom, mercy and making a difference -- these are the issues that will determine our future.
Lately, there's been a bunch on here about writing, blogging, family, and marriage.
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Tag Archives: stroke
On December 30th
Today is December 30, 2016. One year ago today, I woke up on day 4 of what turned out to be a 10+day illness. My wife Barbara and I had enjoyed Christmas dinner together in her nursing home room. Due … Continue reading
Posted in Family Tagged awesome wife, family, helpful friends, remembering Barbara, stroke 3 Comments
Joy and Grief
Back on Christmas Eve, I posted a poll asking my readers to pick from a list of shared topics, promising to write a post in response to the winners. The top choice was Joy and Grief. So, this is a … Continue reading
Posted in General Sharing Tagged cooking, grief, hospital, joy, married life, medical care, St Francis Hospital, St Thomas Hospital, stroke, Wife 19 Comments
An Open Letter to my Wife
When I met the woman who was to be my wife, I had two lists. One was things I did want in a mate and one was things I did not. Those lists are buried at the Shelby County landfill … Continue reading