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Serpentine Success and Tiresome Threats of Deicide

Ten minutes after I successfully finished fixing the van, I got news that my Mom had been in a car wreck. If I had high blood pressure, the wave of feelings that overcame me at that moment almost certainly would … Continue reading

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Fading

My Dad is fading. I went to see my Dad at a senior behavioral health hospital yesterday, one day before he was to be released. He’s been in an assisted living facility for about a year at this point. He … Continue reading

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Medical Recovery Redux

Dad has been in rehab for several days after two weeks in ICU. He’s about as lucid as he was before he went in and generally in pretty good spirits. I was able to visit him several times in rehab … Continue reading

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Dad is Improving

After two full weeks in ICU from pneumonia, Dad is finally awake, alert, and mentally about back to about baseline. It’s a huge relief to see him better. I got to watch the feeding tube being removed, which I wasn’t … Continue reading

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Getting Out of the House

I’ve had all kinds of shit going on recently, so it’s been hard to post. My father has been in and out of the hospital. His wife has been taking care of most of it, but it’s been both a … Continue reading

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Aging Sucks, but Better Than Alternative

My Dad is in ICU after a successful surgery. He had some fluid in his lungs due to the anesthesia, and it’s taking a while to clear. He’s definitely improving, but still needs to be reminded where he is and … Continue reading

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Generational Differences in Gaming Nostalgia

I ran across this great post on Gaming Nostalgia on What’s Your Tag.  It’s largely about how the writer misses a lot the great social effects with friends and family gaming had on his life.  It was wild for me, … Continue reading

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