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TWELVE BOOKS

The first 12 books that I remembered in the order I remembered them, revised. The Bible – though I believe and say shit like “I’m such an atheist, I’m not an atheist,” and “God is dead, but sometimes I miss him,”  the Book is the mythology I cut my teeth on lies under my writing

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READING OBLIVION

Breaking into a sweat….. He drew the blinds shut, cranked up the air-conditioning to its coldest setting, and settled into bed with his new laptop, the late Beethoven String quartets played by the Berg Quartet in his ears, and David Foster Wallace’s Oblivion in front of his eyes. He had a hard time with DFW

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JOINT HEALTH

UPDATE Saturday December 4, 2021 WELCOME TO MY NEW NORMAL…. I’m getting a lot of my current circumstances out on my website today, and passing stuff along on Facebook. I believe I am the master of my own circumstances, which makes it easier to work and love. Our bodies and our minds are always changing…though

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WHERE DOES IT HURT?

In every joint and then some

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CREDULITY

 HOW MUCH DOES IT HURT Journal entry, undated There will always be someone who suffers more deeply, more righteously, more rigorously, more appropriately with higher levels of pain, with higher levels of accomplishment achievement than me like the amputee running a super marathon across the Sahara desert. Good for you. Good for God! Me how

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BREATHING

BREATHING MY PAIN[1] WITH A SIGH   “As long as you are breathing there is more right with you than wrong with you.” Jon Kabat Zinn “What’s the secret of life? Always breathe.” Christopher Durang. Dad holds a piece of three-ply against the side of the brown and white Jersey cow. He hits the piece

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International day for persons with disabilities

here I am reading selections from pieces of my mind/my body and parts https://youtu.be/KIPYx_rS7Bc  

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FIRST BOOKS REMEMBERED

The first ten books two that I remembered in the order I remembered them. The Bible – though I believe and say shit like “I’m such an atheist, I’m not an atheist,” and “God is dead, but sometimes I miss him,”  the Book is the mythology I cut my teeth on lies under my writing

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Choral Music + Medication

I’m listening to choral music, which often happens on Sundays. I was raised on four part harmony chorales and hymns. I have the music streamed into my hearing aids, which double as my cell phone connection. I’m messing about today because we went out to friends for a lovely dinner last night, and that involves

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Misdirected thoughts listening to Schafer String Quartet 7

Thinking about the pharmacy I say I was thinking About the pharmacy ring the bell please understand I don’t need The Percocet now, but in two weeks. I am asking now So will have the little I need in two weeks. This now is Schafer string quartet 7. Lyrical in violin first theme and in

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