A direct quote on Thursday, January 24, 2019 by the U.S. Commerce Secretary. Of course he was referring to Federal workers’ plight, or apparently to him lack thereof, by missing a second paycheck through no cause of their own. In a single income household—given the fact that I am unable to even walk without crutches … Read more“The idea that it’s paycheck or zero is not a really valid idea,”
Sometimes good fortune is truly good fortune. A Younger Wells made reservations several weeks ago to visit. I had plans for us. Many plans. Mostly loose plans. Highly flexible but many plans over a few days. Good weather, bad weather, indoor, outdoor I had plans. Those fell apart rather spectacularly when, well, I fell apart. … Read moreGet Out
(Originally posted late 2010. Minor edits to bring it current) I made an appearance at my hometown’s annual Pumpkin-Fest the first weekend in October. It’s one of those festivals with 1⁄2 ton pumpkins that are less round and more simply massive, multi-dimensional squash. Family was the driver for going but the opportunity to clean up … Read moreCircles
Isolation is exhausting. More exhausting than actually engaging or doing something. I find myself repeatedly refreshing a browser and pulling up some other website that might have information about what’s happening around me, around the area, around the nation. Illogical I know. Nothing imminently relevant to me is happening in any of those places yet … Read moreWhen Nickels and Dimes Mattered
Two weeks on and I’m a few days into fully realizing the extent of the injury to my femur. Still unable to lift my right leg (from horizontal) more than about three inches, unable to bend it more than around 10-15 degrees and certainly unable to put more than a couple pounds of force on … Read moreGettin’ My Vote-On!