Monthly Archives: February 2016

The Messiness of Judging.

I’m waiting for my mother’s nurse to pick up. The hospital recording has been on a loop for 20 minutes. Our hospital is committed to integrity, to the destitute, the sick. Our physicians and nurses have trained at some of … Continue reading

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Conversation with my mother who sounds like herself for the first time in weeks:

Nurse: I just wanted to be sure you didn’t fall. My Mother: Well, when I say I can walk, I can walk… I guess nobody told you that I am a member of the Flying Wallendas.

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The Last Bicker

The Last Bicker My grandmother called at 7 A.M. asking if I could come over right away. She said her husband Herschel wasn’t doing well. That he was dying. Not as in one day soon, but as in today. About … Continue reading

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