36 Posts Categorized "Life"

Life

Lifesaving Candy and the Dex-4 Mystery

For perhaps the first half of my Type-1 diabetic life (October marks 53 years without a properly functioning pancreas) I invariably walked around with a roll of these in my pocket. Yes, it did take some explanation to other school kids when suddenly I started shoving them in my mouth “Hey! You’re diabetic, you can’t […]

Life

Five and Five Equals Forever

It’s about five days since a key date but, there is, after all, something about the fives. Get ready, here it comes. Yes, one of 365 blocks on the calendar is rather key here at Ursa Acres… Five years ago was when Cori and I “did a thing” and tied our lives forever together on […]

Life, Memories

It Won’t Wait For Me

Despite sci-fi ideas of bending, traveling, tunneling wrinkling, that time thing just keeps moving along. Another August 27. Click. Sure the laws of physics can explain the passage of 10 years since my Mom passed away today and 20 years since Dad did, but how does it make sense that they would do so on […]

Life, Memories

From Snowberry to Dad, Leveling In

May 2 is but one the 365 days per year, another block on the calendar, but also it is World Tuna Day. Who knew? Skip on by if you, rare reader, are looking for something difference for me recycling family memories. It’s my blog! This day for me is the marking of my Dad’s birthday, […]

Life

Strawberry Crossfade

A wavering of the flux capacitor of pandemic time left this post lingering a long time, not even as a draft in WordPress (I almost never leave drafts), but in my mind. In November of Covid-19 Year Zero (aka 2020) I sold the little house in Strawberry Arizona that was my home from 2008 to […]