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Where The Popsicles Are-33

“I’ve never seen anything like that in my life.” The thing about surgery waiting rooms during the busy times is that you are not alone, but you are. The ones I’ve been in are generally not very large spaces, and … Continue reading

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Where The Popsicles Are-32

“It’s time to go.” A large city at five o’clock in the morning is a quite different place than it will be in just two more hours. The city is just beginning to stir in the dark light before dawn, … Continue reading

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Where The Popsicles Are-30

“So, you’re here for the big one.” When I got back to the hospital Wednesday morning, Joanie was awake, had taken a shower and seemed to be in pretty good spirits. I had stopped in the hospital lobby area where … Continue reading

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Where The Popsicles Are-29

Tuesday’s Unwelcome Surprises I think anyone who tells you they sleep well in a hotel is either lying or has a good supply of Ambien with them. Neither Joanie nor I slept well, and were both up early on this … Continue reading

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Where The Popsicles Are-23

“I don’t think I can do this.” The drive back to Bismarck was quiet. Joanie spent most of the ride with a Kleenex in her hands, occasionally picking up another one after she had shredded the previous one. We both … Continue reading

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