Monthly Archives: May 2014

SPECIAL: Under the Knife (5/21/14)

It’s a go.  The lab test results are in and approved, and I have my check-in time.  My social worker is all lined up to take me there, pick me up, and get my prescriptions filled.  I have my pre-op … Continue reading

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Five Motels (5/19/14)

The Motor Hotel, or “motel” for short, was once the backbone of cross country transportation for common people.  Before we all started flying the silver bird, families hopped across the nation is short bursts, taking in the sights along the … Continue reading

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Makin’ Things with Light (5/12/14)

The Lite Brite was my favorite toy.  It was a gray plastic box, about twelve inches on a side.  One face was slightly recessed and covered with small holes.  A supply of translucent plastic pins that fit in those holes … Continue reading

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The Pipe (5/5/14)

Hard pounding at my door woke me from a sound sleep.  5 am, and still dark outside.  Who could it be?  I stumbled downstairs and opened the door.  It was her.  She said she was hungry, and that she needed … Continue reading

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