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Four Letter Word

It’s inevitable. At every doctor appointment, the question is asked.  I know it’s coming, yet I’m never prepared for it. Soon after I arrive, the nurse asks “What is your pain level?” Asking a patient to rate pain seems like … Continue reading

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Oh Yes I Do

People have said to me “you never complain!”   I smile in response and am quick to point out that they don’t live with me.  I suggest they talk to Mr. Legs, who hears plenty of complaining.  I thank God for this man and his unwavering … Continue reading

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Weathered

WE INTERRUPT OUR REGULARLY SCHEDULED POSTS IN THE ‘WHY’ SERIES TO BRING YOU THIS WEATHER REPORT WRITTEN YESTERDAY. The day is starting and I hear a bird chirping outside.  Feeling ready for spring, I open the curtain and see the … Continue reading

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If Walls Could Talk

An old house sits on a well-groomed lot in the middle of a Midwest city in America.  Within that house is a room.  It has withstood years of wear and circumstances and it has morphed with the changes time brings. The walls … Continue reading

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Poem – Window Pain

WINDOW PAIN From my window I see them. They walk.  They talk. They come.  They go. Some do not know That I used to do What they do. And the rest likely won’t remember. A leg that used to help … Continue reading

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