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Listen, and you will realize that we are made not from cells or from atoms. We are made from stories

Mia Couto

Click images for desktop size: "Molotov Cocktease" by Unknown Its been a long hard time so far. Too much of it has been about doctors, my doctors and yours. Making the move I have to meet a whole corps of...

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Art and love are the same thing: It’s the process of seeing yourself in things that are not you
Chuck Klosterman

Click images for desktop size: "Gardenia" by VargasI was supposed to have a "procedure" yesterday. It was supposed to alleviate the pain in my neck and shoulder. I fantasized it would relieve a few other inexplicable things, like my vision...

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Even a man who is pure of heart and says his prayers each night
Clifford Siodamak - "The Wolfman"

Click images for desktop size: "Creepy 1966" by Frank Frazetta My puppy has a heart murmur and she has anemia. It's bad. What makes it somehow worse is that it comes from a disease called Ehrlichia. Ehrlichia canid infection in...

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Only the educated are free
Eleanor Roosevelt

Click images for desktop size: "The Collousus Of New York" I was in the hospital for 3 days. I didn't like it. I went to the hospital because my feet were so swollen and I was having this freaky chest...

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I'm not finished yet

Click images for desktop size: "Untitled" by Wally WoodI'm fatigued, nearly as bad as leukemia fatigue but not as all encompassing as that. It's the heat. The walking to work everyday and drenched in sweat. 3.1 miles and 3 miles...

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Indecision may or may not be my problem
Jimmy Buffett

Click images for desktop size: "Ambrosia Studies" by Olivia It's been an eventful week. Mostly depressing but with a bright spot that hints at glories to come. My job just keeps getting worse. I piled up over 13 hours of...

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Have mercy on me
Cannonball Adderley

Click images for desktop size: "The Earth" by Milad I was in hospital last weekend. Tight chest pain, dizziness and weird pain through out the left side of my body. It felt like the side of my face that got...

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Love, I thought, is stronger than death or the fear of death
Ivan Tourgueniev

Click images for desktop size: "Houston Interfirst Plaza" I was examining my body in the mirror. Inspecting my scars. Not the scars that needed stitches or emotional scars, but the marks the ravages have laid on me. First one I...

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You ever have those times where all you do is laugh?

Click images for desktop size: "Cool Cat" by Roads Media I saw a murder of crows attacking a hawk. I had the heart catheter. It was sort of nothing and sort of painful. The hospital is new, modern and designed...

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When you blame others, you give up your power to change
Robert Anthony

Click images for desktop size: "Total Eclipse" by Unknown When I was on the different chemo's one thing I noticed is that I never got bothered by bugs or mosquitos. Something in the chemo put something in my blood that...

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They say the worst bad habit we have is memory

Click images for desktop size: "Untitled" by Unknown I'm getting a lot of mail and questions. Some from strangers, some from people that I love. "You dead?" to "Did you give up blogging?" No. I'm just tired. Hard tired. Everyday...

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I'll be sorry but I don't care

Click images for desktop size: "Haiku On Hanami" by April Joy E Jasmin My mother used to be terrified that she, being only fifteen years older than me and divorced, was going to deprive me and traumatize me. The only...

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That's the whole trouble. You can't ever find a place that's nice and peaceful, because there isn't any. You may think there is, but once you get there, when you're not looking, somebody'll sneak up and write "F*** you" right under your nose.

Click images for desktop size: "Fieroanimals" by Unknown J.D. Salinger is dead and I'm not. I think he'd appreciate that. I know I do. I keep trying to piece together the history of all this grief. It was winter of...

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Freedom means the opportunity to be what we never thought we would be
Claude Monet

Click images for desktop size: "Fairy Tale" by Titusboy It's been a finite week. Beginning and an end. Lots of discoveries about my body. Things I probably didn't need to know but . . . Like, my cruddy job leaves...

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To be is to do
Immanuel Kant

Click images for desktop size: "ctrlaltsup" by Couac The holidays were pretty good, but they already seem like a vivid dream. My friend came down from Canada and bought the giant dog and the gentle dog with her. The giant...

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He was the greatest coach who ever lived; he could take his'n and beat yourn and then he'd take yourn and beat his'n
Bum Phillips

Click images for desktop size: "Korean Girl" by Unknown Tired. Just tired. Need a break. I'm not going to get one. Just have to keep soldering on. Big fight at work. I had to work Thanksgiving Day. To my chagrin...

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To be or not to be; that's not really a question
Jean-Luc Godard

Click images for desktop size: "Untitled" by 7th Vision Tuesday Another day at work. Spent my waking time arranging my transportation for physical therapy, optician and neurology appointments. It seemed a dreary and depressing chore.   Took my puppy for her...

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Stanford 55 USC 21

Click images for desktop size: "Untitled" by Steve Argyle I have been H1N1ified. Cost me $10. The clinic where they are giving the shots for free had 13 doses. They expected it to be gone within the hour of my...

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Click images for desktop size: "Bleed" by Janet Angus Once again my week has consisted primarily of recovering from work and falling asleep in the wrong places. My job gets no better. At least it is a job. I work...

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Natural born enemies: You protect what is while I envision what can be

Click images for desktop size: "5 cm" by Kabegami My puppy has finally recovered from her diarrhea. His distress was caused by some stupid government regulation that was supposed to protect somebody or other. Certainly it wasn't intended to protect...

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