DOUBLE VISION AND EYE SURGERY #1 This past August I went for a walk and noticed that my vision seemed fuzzy. In the days that followed, I started seeing two images, one on top of the other. I was fortunate to be able to see a physician who specialized in what is called “vertical diplopia.” … More Seeing Double
FIRST “SO THANKFUL” I am so thankful that Sharon is home and recovering from her fractured vertebrae. Her head gash has healed and she is undergoing therapy to restore the strength she lost. The last three years have been difficult for her but I am so thankful to have her back at my side (and … More “So Thankful”
THAT DARN SHOE We were barely into 2021 with all its promise (or not) when Sharon fell while kicking off a shoe. Losing her balance, she landed on her back and hit her head on a nearby chair. I had just turned to put something in the trash and was just four feet away when … More Can We Rewind and Start 2021 Over?
I’m not sure where this idiom originated but it expresses the sentiment of people all over the world who want to leave 2020 behind. Things have to get better in 2021, right? I hope so but am not sure they will. Whether or not they do, I want to propose a new declaration: “TAKE HEART … More “Out With the Old, In With the New?”
THE FIRST TWO LIVES Last month, I wrote that I lead three lives. The first life is as a husband, father, and grandfather. This past week, I was able to connect with five of our six children and several of our grandchildren, including a birthday party for four-year-old Roman (left) and a phone conversation with 30 … More The Third Life I Lead
THE FIRST LIFE I LEAD Lately, I have come to realize that I live three lives. The first is my life as a husband, father, and grandfather. What an honor to be entrusted with Sharon, six children, and sixteen grandchildren. If I could reach back to my early years of marriage, I would have started out … More I Lead Three Lives