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corona march 16

so this is what it has come down to at the assisted living place: you ain’t supposed to go out unless it’s super important. in fact, i expect this place to go into a panic when the first case hits. it is probably here already. half the blue shirts are fatalistic about it: if you […]

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Library Lady

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Have u ever noticed

as you get older, that it’s the little things that occupy you the most? When we were young, it was the vietnam war, give peace a chance and why can’t we all live together? And now I’m upset because somebody in the castle (where I make a tolerable impression of living) stole my walking cane? […]

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Infusion and other stuff

Week of IVIG infusions. Starts today. Yesterday, I went to explore the castle, and ended up in the library. Sitting at a table was a guy with the reputation of being simply mean. I had my own run-ins with him. And in general he is disliked. You just mention something about his clothes and everyone […]

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Thank You Note

I feel very grateful this morning to the strangers and friends who’ve helped me get through this rough patch of life. The actual (non-virtual) friends who always arrive with various foods usually from Trader Joe’s on the Upper West Side and the web friends (Bill W. for example) and (Ruth) who’ve dropped $10 in the […]

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12-14-2019

My monthly regimen of IG infusions are supposed to start this Monday (today is Saturday). Last night at around 9pm a big box arrived with the IG. It didn’t say that it had to be refrigerated and hopefully it doesn’t. It arrived with it’s own infusion pole and a pack of instructions. They ask you […]