Date Archives December 2019

Adventure #2, as of Dec 23

Hi Folks, Here’s an update from my musings and activity from Dec 16 – 23 on this adventure back into PTCL-NOS. Quotes I Kept in Mind Last Week: “Waking up this morning, I smile. Twenty-four brand new hours are before me. I vow to live fully in each moment and to look at all beings with eyes of compassion.” Thich Nhat Hanh “Life’s what happens while you are making plans.” Front cover of Winnipeg Free Press, sometime in 1974 Thanks Yous To my Mom and sister Cindy (she flew in… Read More

Adventure #2, as of Dec 16

Hi Folks, Here’s an update from my musings and activity from Dec 9 – 16 on this adventure back into PTCL-NOS. Please note I have no intent to make people feel dismayed (some of you commented some of this is bleak – yikes). Life is good, in a 1,000 ways. These notes are about that sliver of existence that runs in parallel to that river of whimsy, that’s all, and what has surprised me along the way. Quotes I Kept in Mind Last Week: I cannot change the direction of… Read More

Adventure #2, as of Dec 9

Hi Folks, Here’s an update from my musings and activity from Dec 2 – 9 on this adventure back into PTCL-NOS. Quotes I Kept in Mind Last Week: “My body is broken. But my life is still grand.”  I am sure many have said this – I cannot find one source. It’s times like these you learn to live again It’s times like these you give and give again It’s times like these you learn to love again It’s times like these time and time again Foo Fighters, Times Like… Read More

Adventure #2, as of Dec 2

Hi Folks, Here’s a quick update from my musings and activity in the week ending Dec 2 on this adventure back into PTCL-NOS. I have been in Southern Illinois at Mom’s place since Wednesday for the Turkey Day holiday. Now, Mom is next to me on an Alaska flight winging back to Seattle. She will be “local” for the rest of the treatment regimes. Luke Skywalker had Yoda and Obi Wan Kenobi. I have Mom who is the Zen master I lean on, and Dad sending me stories and jokes… Read More