For years, Dr. Boxer was surprised that the cataract in my right eye had not matured enough to require removal. But here I am with nine decades behind me lying in this 6’ x 10’ little stall waiting for Dr. Demarco to do the cataract procedure.
Two nurses asked me “Why are you here?” I told the first one “I thought you knew.” Of course they were just verifying that we were all on the same page so that they didn’t do something drastic like cutting off the wrong leg. (more…)
As I stand on deck number two of my Deck House—so called because it has six decks and a dock rising above spring-fed Lake Rockdale—I am thinking of the nine decades that I have put behind me. (more…)
If you were wondering where we’ve been for a couple of weeks…we were getting this baby out! Of course Up From Hanging Dog has been available on Kindle, but I’ve been getting a lot of inquiries about when it would be available in a more traditional format.
Well, here it is… 🙂
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YOU make it possible for me to keep telling these stories from the mountains.
Never in my wildest dreams did I think I’d be writing about such a scenario, such a brazen attack on my person.
In this episode Ray talks about an accident that nearly caused a family tragedy.
Dear Dad, I know that you were born on February 24, 1900 and I apologize for being a couple of days late in writing this. You taught me to always be prompt and many other important things and I love you for it.
You were always kind and gentle with me, like the time that I was being a difficult three year old who didn’t want (more…)