Monthly Archives: May 2012

Neils' wheelless 24‏ – Final installment – the Gramps has arrived

24. May 31, 2012. At home, at last. When we last left our traveler, Neil was heading for the German hotel. He got there without incident and went to sleep. In the morning, the hotel wanted €20 (US $25) for … Continue reading

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Neil's wheelless 22‏

23. Morning, my time, on May 30, 2012. Neil’s half-way home. Short version: After Istanbul airport chaos, Neil arrived in Germany. Long version: By 4:45 in the morning, Neil was checked in and ready to go. They sent him up … Continue reading

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Happy Belated Blog Birthday

It was May 12 and I missed it. Better late than never. Happy 2nd birthday, blog! Being a part of me, I don’t think your feelings are too hurt. You know as I know we’ve been pretty absorbed in ourselves … Continue reading

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My amazing race

My schedule for the next two months: May 31-June 4: Pat’s cousin’s wedding in Iowa (we are driving. To Iowa. Wait … where is Iowa? oh, 14 hours away!) June 6: Important emotional dinner – mucho drinks required June 7: … Continue reading

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Neil's wheelless 22‏

22. May 29, 2011. Friends; The guy can’t catch a break. Neil was supposed to leave Istanbul today. He called from the airport at 7:30 PM our time (5:30 AM, his time) to report that he had gotten to the … Continue reading

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Memorial Day weekend with our Brooklyn girl

Brooklyn came this weekend and after she arrived, we decided to clean. Not the bathroom, but her sheets were line-dried and we gave her a fresh crunchy towel. Pat did all the dishes – our 5 glasses, 3 bowls, 5 … Continue reading

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Amputee

I want to disappear. Just for a while. Not answer e-mails, phone calls, text messages. I want to start feeling like myself again – lose 15 lbs, fit into dresses I could 6 months ago, look in the mirror and … Continue reading

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Neil's wheelless 21‏

21. Neil’s Wheelless May 26, 2012 Merhaba, benim arkadaşlarım. (Or, “Hello, my friends.” for those who don’t speak Turkish). Neil finally called. I was concerned that he might have damaged his dialing finger in an industrial accident – but no. … Continue reading

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‎"Loving leaves stretch marks" – Marge Piercy

that is all

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It takes 10 minutes to drive to work

On my way in to work I tried to save a little gray kitten that had run into the middle on an intersection and then up into some woman’s spare tire – while she was in the right turn lane. … Continue reading

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