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Where The Popsicles Are-148

“Courage is not the absence of fear or despair; it is the capacity to continue on despite them, no matter how great or overwhelming they become.”–Robert Fanney Friday, April 4, 2008. Dorinda couldn’t get a blood pressure reading out of … Continue reading

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Where The Popsicles Are-147

“He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.”–Friedrich Nietzche As of Thursday, April 3rd, it was 34 days since Joanie had come home from her office on February 29th. It was now 34 days since she … Continue reading

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Find a place inside where there’s joy, and the joy will burn out the pain. – Joseph Campbell April 1st was a Tuesday. Peggy Puetz came over in the morning so I could go for coffee, and a small dose … Continue reading

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“To the sick while there is life there is hope.”–Cicero The intensity of the days since Joanie came home from her office on February 29th increased slowly, but inexorably nevertheless. Every time a new problem arose, I could feel the … Continue reading

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“A good hair cut always seems to help.” By the time the 1st of October had rolled around, Joanie was getting back to work. She was feeling stronger every day, and was determined to get on with life, without focusing … Continue reading

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