- Alpine, California, United States
- December 07
- I am here in cyberspace trying to understand the true nature of reality.
My artwork can be seen in the blog link below.
MY RECENT POSTS
- Painting for Healing
March 13, 2014 08:46PM
- Sunset Leaves Cosmic
March 10, 2014 11:04PM
- Advice to my Daughters
March 07, 2014 11:23PM
- Trees at Sunset
February 25, 2014 12:57AM
- A Doughnut Almost Killed Me
March 04, 2014 03:07PM
MY RECENT COMMENTS
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wheel but getting
- “I think the spirits must
just watch which is kind of
- “Greed Greed Greed. Blind
greed over comes the innocent
- “"making plans to not
make too many plans" I am into
- “What amazing trees.
Thank you for posting your
is all you have
- MY LINKS
"I'll meet you at the place where the guy from the Himalayas is balancing rocks."
Feeling very unbalanced myself after chasing down a death certificate for my friend and driving all over the downtown area I w… Read full post »
Where I sit here on the border between California and Arizona it seems just a short distance to being scorched. This place has been evacuated three times in the past ten years and this season is already promising to be one of the worst fire seasons… Read full post »
Patterns of thinking define who we are.
Addictions to smoking and alcohol are inexorably linked to a loop of certain thoughts. Our ego wants us to be happy and spins amazing justifications for behavior that bring our body pleasure even if it is destructive in th… Read full post »
After the autopsy the technician carefully replaced the lungs back into the chest cavity and sewed them in with a broad basting stitch because the looks of the scar seemed of little importance. The spirit of the body had been watching this reassembly and made a try at going back… Read full post »
Have you heard about The Work? Byron Katie has developed a way to manage your emotions about the suffering in the world. If you do the simple steps of The Work you will find relief. It is that simple. It matches… Read full post »
The little kidney shaped pool has opened for the summer in our park and it is just across the path from the house. We put on our swim suits and grabbed a towel after work today and headed over for a swim.
There is something soothing about being in a room with fifteen people who are all very confused and almost helpless. There are many grades of dementia that we… Read full post »
Clouds. Any shape or color.
Baskets of Fruit of all kinds and colors.
Palm Trees … Read full post »
"Sir, May I have a cup of tea? Please Sir, I am ever so thirsty."
"No, you may not. I am sick and tired of your weakness. I have half a mind to kick you to the curb and be done with you. Take your thirst and get out… Read full post »
"With all the ways there are to make yourself look nice, why are there so many ugly people?"
That is the question my 92 year old mother wonders about as we pick our way through the malls and restaurants of this world. She has a constant judgment of everyone… Read full post »
My boyfriend's estranged daughter was able and willing to get to his bedside and be present when he was taken off the ventilator system and died. It was a very moving time for her. I was not interested in being there and I gave them my phone number… Read full post »
The grieving process is an interesting journey. My friend was an alcoholic so there is a certain relief in his death but for the most part I feel s… Read full post »
My friend is going to be a forensic corpse! I think he would be thrilled. I just got off the phone with the coroner and she is very excited to find out the exact cause of death. It seems the hospital is claiming pneumonia complications but she is thinking it was… Read full post »
Another day working at the Alzheimer Center was interrupted by a phone call from the hospital. My boyfriend's estranged daughter was there and they were getting ready to pull the plug. It was all timed so perfectly and she behaved very well. I gave them my ok and return… Read full post »
There is a kickback reaction happening after a week of having my boyfriend get in a car crash and end up on life support. I have gone from survival mode which had lots of adrenaline rushes and drama to a new phase. The feelings have shifted, the tide… Read full post »
.....the social worker called and I told her I was proud of her detective work. She said the daughter was very cordial and said she would come down as soon as possible. This is a great relief as now the body can be released and the bank accounts resolved. She knows… Read full post »
We are waiting for the phone call announcing that they will remove the breathing tube from my friend who is in intensive care at the hospital. They have tried all the available methods to help him and the next step will be to see if he can… Read full post »
With almost one hundred percent support by artificial oxygen it is obvious that the trauma my friend experienced in his car crash caused severe damage to his lungs. In a last ditch effort to get some of the parts of the lungs to open up they were planning on putting… Read full post »
Isn't it ironic that with all the tubes going into my friend he has become healthier than he has ever been? He isn't puffy anymore. His blood pressure is normal, blood sugar stabilized, rashes gone, breathing deep and regular, pulse perfect. There is a little color in his fac… Read full post »
Well, it is time to tell you all about Peter. I met him on
the internet and he wrote wonderful emails.
"I'm 56 but young at heart. I feel like I'm 25 and enjoy life everyday to its fullest. Physically, I'm 6'1" and 215. I'm college educated and work in the… Read full post »
My friend is non responsive but at peace. When he was unable to breathe it was very agitating and traumatic. He agreed to a breathing tube and a morphine drip last night and today he is calm. The doctors give him very little chance of recovering but of… Read full post »