Monthly Archives: February 2014

Medical Mysteries / A Game of Numbers

Hmph. Numbers.  Never really liked ’em.  Now that they’re attached to the Medical Practitioners in my world, I like ’em even less.   There is a reason why doctors still refer to their careers as “practicing medicine” because I do believe they are still practicing as they go along.  On us. I did not get to serve “Tea with T.” yesterday because I was side-swiped by a bizarre medical event that has happened to me every now and again.  A […]

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Secrets, Lies & Omissions

Trust is a difficult foundation to build and once compromised, very difficult to repair and restore.  As someone who has spent a lifetime surrounded by people who were such liars, they could have been professionals — sadly, addiction and psychosis creates an all-star level of liar that is hard to be believed, (pun intended) – I have a veritable ghost town of dilapidated walls where trust once stood. When you’re young and vulnerable, it can be tough to recognize when […]

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In the lap of luxury.

Recently, I was asked to define what luxury meant to me and not just luxurious luxury.  You know, luxury that conjures up images of expensive vehicles and sumptuous meals/homes/thing-you-purchase or stupidly expensive shoes (yes, I believe spending oodles of money on shoes to be stupid), etc.  No, this question of personal luxury was defined as an authentic, “having tremendous value,” article in life.  What would that be? Hmmm.  Tall order, to be sure.  So, know that I thought about it […]

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Fallon Hotel – Chapter Fifteen

Drifting off to sleep, Jeri found herself continuing to hum the melody of “Hard Times Come Again No More” until the mild vibration of the slowing notes carried her off — far, far away from her cozy little room in the Fallon Hotel. She found herself walking the streets of Columbia during the late afternoon, knowing that the last streaks of sunshine would soon be hitting the tops of the trees along Main Street announcing the arrival of dusk.  As […]

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