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After an 8.05am MRI in Euston (45 minutes scan with dye), and full on anxiety attack, a dip into despair , driving 2 hours, and a full on counselling session I’m pooped. 21 more words

Chronic Illness

"My mom said the only reason men are alive is for lawn care and vehicle maintenance."

I have emerged. The windows and doors are open. Today is much cooler and the AC is unnecessary. Earlier it sprinkled for a bit and the rain has left a chilly dampness. 432 more words


"Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory."

The rain came during the night. It started around midnight. I could hear the drops on the air conditioner. I listened a short while then fell asleep. 494 more words


"the beauty and nobility, the august mission and destiny, of human handwriting"*...

In colonial America, “the very style in which one formed letters was determined by one’s place in society,” writes historian Tamara Thornton in Handwriting in America: A Cultural History…

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“I wonder what ants do on rainy days?”

We had rain earlier, but I don’t think it was much as I never heard it. The day is cool and dark. Grace and Fern are here with me but Maddie is hiding. 396 more words