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EPILOGUE “Begin at the beginning and go on till you come to the end: then stop.” Well, there you have it. “Where The Popsicles Are” has come to an end. I tried to heed the King’s advice to the White … Continue reading

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“Bring me some #14 Red Robinsons.” 2007 off to a rocky start. There is a melancholy that accompanies the melody and the words from “Auld Lang Syne” that always seems to envelop me when I hear it on New Year’s … Continue reading

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Changing the dosage, and changing the plan. Joanie’s eight week layoff from chemotherapy comes to an end on October 3rd. It had been a good time for her. She was feeling good, even her hair had been making a valiant … Continue reading

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Where The Popsicles Are-109

Joanie, the caregiver. My caregiver, Joanie, stopped by my room later that afternoon, and I was a bit more alert. We talked for a while, and I told her I was going to take a nap again, and there was … Continue reading

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Where The Popsicles Are-108

Role reversal. Earlier this year I had been diagnosed with an enlarged Thyroid, and subsequently hypothyroidism. My surgeon, Bill Altringer had taken a couple of needle biopsies, which showed “atypical cells.” That was good news, but Bill had told me … Continue reading

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