Monthly Archives: July 2005

“Brothers”

This one was inspired by a story that Jeff is working on. “Brothers” Come when I am broken Come when I am weak Come when I am wounded Come when I am meek Leave me not forsaken In this lonely … Continue reading

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“Tell Me”

Tell me your name is “S” Let me into a bit of your world Come and get it off of your chest Let the secrets you hide slowly unfurl Tell me you live on 7th Street Don’t you know I’m … Continue reading

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I Need To Write

Last week was taken up by a much unexpected death in my wife’s family and, later in the week, Youth Week at church. I volunteered our services as “camp cooks” which I now believe comprises more than half of all … Continue reading

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Bees

How is it that I have seen tons of bees around my yard for years now, but never a bee hive? I mean, I find the wasps’ nests easily enough…

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Let The (Un)Festivities Begin

My wife’s grandmother was unhooked from her ventilator Saturday at 6:00 PM. From what I hear, she passed away only 10 minutes later. There was no telling how long she was going to survive once unhooked from life support, but … Continue reading

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If This Room Could Talk

I spent a few hours in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) waiting room on Wednesday night. My wife’s grandmother (on her father’s side) had some sort of cardiac arrest. So there I was in a room not totally unfamiliar to … Continue reading

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Lunch Feast

Tomorrow at lunchtime a pharmaceutical rep is supplying a rather large feast at the PCP offices I am currently registering for. Some things on the menu include: lobster, steamed clams, chicken breast, watermelon and steak. We’re talking fresh Maine seafood … Continue reading

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The Toughest Little Kid In Glenburn

When you were little, did you ever play the Give Game? In this game you had to wrestle around and try to cause each other so much pain or discomfort that you got the other person to say “give”. This … Continue reading

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Confirmation

I’m still not allergic to bee stings. 👿

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Nothing Special

My weird workweek is over, but I’m still not in the mood to sit down and write some stuff that I’ve been wanting to. Right now I’m pretty darned tired; I think I’m still adjusting to my new sleep schedule … Continue reading

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Out The Other Side

Whew! Here I am on the other side of a 3:30 PM to Midnight shift week in the Emergency Department (ED). I made it! I have to say that as much as I love working in the ED, this shift … Continue reading

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Scene 15: PM for you, Trey!

[SIR TREY and WINDSOR are walking along pinching each other on the skin just around the triceps.] SIR TREY: Well taken, WINDSOR! WINDSOR: Thank you, Bohunkus Nashvillius! Most kind. SIR TREY: And again! There you are! Good. Steady! And now, … Continue reading

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Scene 14: ‘At the Man Board…’

(Adapted from Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Names and actions courtesy of event that occur at the Rumor Forum.) ACOUSTIC JOE: The Tale of Sir Trey. LORD JOSH BOBBIT: One day, lad, all this will be yours! PRINCE JDR: … Continue reading

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