Author Archives: deejbrown

Ode to A Cluster Fly

Fifty-nine people were slaughtered in Las Vegas on Sunday. Over 500 went to hospitals, overwhelming services, all medical personnel were called in and they were not enough to care for the shocked and bleeding victims who witnessed the murder of … Continue reading

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A Patina of Stories

I am not a home decorator. In fact, I avoid some of the “finer things” in life, like shiny new dining room sets or brand new cars. First, because it seems odd to segregate the space where food is prepared … Continue reading

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Tree Hugger

I hugged a tree the other day. It was along a path I have walked several times in the woods across the street from where we live now. I had paused to look around and suddenly the idea popped into … Continue reading

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“Life’s Great, If You Don’t Weaken”

There is a poem in me somewhere, only the distilled intensity of poetry can convey the images and emotions of this past month while I was in Florida to help Mom and Dad move through a series of crises involving … Continue reading

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The Upside-Down Side

Two years ago, I set a Life Change in motion and boy, oh boy, it seems to be picking up momentum.  I apologize if these blog posts seem to be stuck on this topic and understand if you prefer to … Continue reading

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“I Still Know I am Being Carried.”

Dad is in the hospital. He is as safe and comfortable as the staff can make him. Mom visits every day, goes home for lunch and a brief nap, then returns to spend the afternoon with him while he alternately … Continue reading

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“We Travel Hopefully”

I lost it at the grocery store the other day. Swinging my cart through the aisles to pick up carrots, brussel sprouts, potatoes and hamburgers for dinner, thinking about a new walking route to try later in the day with … Continue reading

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