Monthly Archives: October 2012

Fourteen/Thirteen

My father died of COPD.  Yes, he smoked for years, but he had problems with asthma and bronchitis also.  I don’t think we should say, “oh yes, so and so died because they smoked, because they ate the wrong foods, … Continue reading

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hanson pond

hanson pond

reflections of fall

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Not What I Expected

In October of 1976 my husband (at that time), and my six month old son drove  eight hours to the town of Marenisco in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.  We had been there in the late summer with another couple looking … Continue reading

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Coma–I was so out of it

I had contracted spinal meningitis in 1974–the virus version–the big poison.  “We can’t do anything for her”, the doctors said.  “If it was bacterial we could treat it with antibiotics.”   It all started with a headache.  One that would not … Continue reading

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