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Wednesday in Al-Ezium

I don’t need an alarm clock. Every morning, I hear the AlEzium mumbler from across the hall. Usually it goes on from 6 a.m. to 8 a.m. “Alesium, alyssum, allahalla, al-mirorium, STOP!” Well technology and the hard-of-hearing don’t get along very well. You would need DEEP MIND (or a another sort of quantum computer) to […]

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Oh What a Beautiful Morning

I may have mentioned this before, if so forgive me. There is a woman here, well put together, hair in a bun, fashionable clothes from the 50s, and made up to look like she was still in her 30s. None of that is important. Just a bit of background to the painting. What is important […]

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One Realization

Is that I’ll never be back physically to what I was. I know that’s the wrong pc attitude but that is my current reality. There are too many concurrent diseases going on. The strokes were one thing. The Crohn’s another. If that was it, there might be a slim possibility of nearly full recovery. But […]

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Old Age Tales

They try very hard to keep demented people out of this place (I haven’t given it a fictitious name yet) but the problem is that if you fill a building with people whose average age is about 75, you are eventually going to get some Alzheimers cases, even if they were perfectly sane to start […]