Tag Archives: New England

Into The New Season

When Rob was a little boy and riding with me every morning, he to day care and I to school, we would watch the changing seasons together. We rode on a beautiful road with many trees and handsome homes, traveling from our town through two others before reaching the town where we would both spend …

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Home Just in Time

Today brought sad news that 19 firefighters died last night in the Arizona wild fires … the largest number of firefighters LODD (loss on duty death) since the horrific terrorist attacks of 9/11. Some say, these wildfires are also possibly terrorist attacks, and the fire service is paying the ultimate price for the American way …

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Quiet, very quiet.

Today the sun came out, after days and days of dreariness and one full day of rain. I can’t complain: people in other parts of the country are really experiencing wild weather in comparison to my mild discomfort here in New England. I’m right at the border between northern and southern New England ~ right …

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Finding the Day, Finding the Way

I’ve been pretty sure, for the past year or so, that this diagnosis of MS is an inaccurate shot in the dark. The “shot in the dark” was literal, for four and  1/4 years … over 1,500 evenings found me struggling, initially on my own but eventually with Rick’s help, to carefully identify an unused …

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Very Good News

This morning the dermatologist’s secretary called, reporting that the two biopsies I had earlier this week show no evidence of cancer.  Like the check-up three months ago, only typical age-related inflamed keratoses were found. I’m asked to watch for a return of pigmentation when the two sites clear, and if seen, come in for more …

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