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Parental Journal 46 from Planet Elderly: Mom Has a Gentleman Caller – Literally

Thursday, February 18, 2016  – evening Every morning between 8 and 8:30 a.m. Mom receives a call from her pal, Jerry. He and his wife lived in this area several years ago and belonged to a small group that included … Continue reading

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Parental Journal 45 from Planet Elderly: Are We in a Full Moon Phase???

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 Basically, I go along with the idea that when we are in a full moon phase…shit can happen. Just ask folks who work in emergency rooms or psych wards; just ask the police. Reasons why I … Continue reading

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Parental Journal 23 from Planet Elderly: Tomorrow I Return to Check In on Folks

Oct. 9, 2015   afternoon I take off tomorrow for the 8 hour drive to visit my folks.  Will make the trip all in one day instead of staying overnight half way. A few days ago I received a call from … Continue reading

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Parental Journal 14 from Planet Elderly: “I Love You But This Is Tearing Us Apart”

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 early afternoon I remember being quite anxious about making this trip up to see my folks.  Wanted to be with Dad for Father’s Day and his 93rd birthday on July 1, but not wanting to deal … Continue reading

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Parental Journal 12 from Planet Elderly: Pals in Unit C

Fri. May 8, 2015 – 2 p.m. Winding down a 7-week stay with my Mom. Monday I leave to go visit MO for what I hope will be about 6 weeks. I’m going to kinda miss some of my “pals” … Continue reading

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