Tagged: family

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“The Computer Guy” — I can relate

Hesitantly, I responded: “I work in computer support.” The transition to silence was immediate. All eyes suddenly turned to me, raised eyebrows all around. If you hadn’t heard my response, judging from everyone’s reaction you might think I said something...

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Frizzy Friday

While I’m all for growing my hair back out for a while, I’m really glad that it’s still short today. I won’t continue moaning about the state of the temperature in my apartment… well maybe just a little, bit. I...

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When Kitties Attack!

So today wasn’t all that bad of a day. Work was… work. I left after a half-day to visit with Justin at the hospital and get directions on tending to the boys. The plan was to visit, get keys and...

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Ewww, gross!

I’m just now realizing how important and simultaneously gross it is to be interested and cheerful in my brother and Justin’s abilities to belch and fart. — me, in an IM to Michael a few seconds ago Otherwise, why did...

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Helpless

I suppose one feels most helpless when they themselves are sick, but maybe not because at least you have some direction over how things will go, whether you’ll help in your own recovery or just lie there. When I was...

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Ok, now they can’t shut him up

I just got off the phone with my brother. He sounds a lot better, speaking much longer sentences, no more breaks where he’s clearly in pain. Apparently his belches are still painful however, that was a treat on the phone,...

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Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose

A picture taken on the way from the airport to the hospital gave me a bit of the nostalgia. The Equitable building has been there ever since I was a kid growing up in Atlanta. We hadn’t even gotten around...

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And.. I’m back.

And I am going to bed! It was a good trip, I may write more about it later, but for now I’m just exhausted. Doing the flying down and back in the same day really leaves one knackered. Even though...

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He’s a fighter.

It is really hard to see a relative at their weakest, especially one that’s very proud and when they’re young. His condition is improving but there’s a lot of pain and both his hands are in casts so he’s pretty...

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Well, I’m off!

It should be a pretty easy going trip down and back, but I’m sure to be exhausted when I get home late tonight. I haven’t tried blogging from the iPhone yet, but if the hosp has wifi, I just might....