Less Flattering Conclusions.

Uncle C got on a plane and disappeared into the great bright blue. He didn’t make much of an effort to say goodbye to us but then, we have been making ourselves scarce. Still, it does make me wonder about our relationship with him. Or where we fit in as far as he is concerned. […]

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I Promise.

News of mom’s condition did eventually make it to the ears of a few other people. The resistance in the first place to sharing that information, at least in part, had to do with how the people who heard the news would react. Especially the bit that involves them then making their way here in […]

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Time and Space.

That idea didn’t seem like something that held very much water. At first. Some fancy idea about how some dude thought that this was his life, how everything felt so solid and so real. How according to him that this was going on, that that was going on. When in the meantime all that was […]

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Paying Respect.

On that day, at that moment, for some reason. I think hearing T@ complain about T! and company got my guard down a little so I let her in on the fact that I wasn’t their no. 1 fan. I took it a step further though and launched into an assault on T!’s kids involving […]

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The Road.

It’s still a few days to go before mom goes to see a specialist. In the meantime she’s been to her normal doctor and he’s given her a script for (more) pain killers. The meds must be pretty strong considering how she’s looking; very frail. She has a ring-neck parrot, inherited from T!, one of […]

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Last Exit.

And then there was the dream. In it an ambulance was parked on the front lawn. It was dark, late at night and I wasn’t sure what was going on. I was desperate to find out and try to get from where I lay in a deep sleep to outside, go figure out what was […]

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Outside In.

Got the phone. Does seem to make things easier. So now I have less of an excuse to delay getting words from here to there. From stuff on a page to stuff on a screen. There were things that carried on evolving, thoughts continued to think their way through. Stuff about stuff. It’s all sorts […]

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