Simplifying?

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I’m trying to simplify my life. That should be easier for me than for many others — not because I have any special talent for reducing simplicity, but because my life has become so busy and complicated, there’s really only one direction it can take (“regression to the mean”?) and that is toward simplicity. Three… Read more »

An Unusual Evening (and a general status update)

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So I’m hanging out with 19 homeless people at a shelter in Plymouth, as a volunteer chaperone. It’s a “damp” shelter, meaning they don’t have to be stone cold sober/straight, as long as they are able to behave calmly and don’t drink or do drugs while here. Earlier, Peter (a friend and former neighbor from… Read more »

Year One – in the books

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What a year it’s been. Exactly one year ago today, Shawna dropped what she was doing to drive up to the Care.com offices and take me home, and then to the hospital. I remain full of gratitude to be alive and well. I may write more later but need to hit the road and drive… Read more »

Good Gnus

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No news is, as they say…. Happy to report an uneventful MRI and oncologist visit today. Dr Dietrich confirmed I’m doing great and there is no sign of recurrence. It puts the flooding and never-ending kitchen renovation in perspective. So grateful to have only petty temporary complaints right now. I hope you’re all staying cool…. Read more »