Dry Erase Bad News

posted in: Day In The Life, Sicky 1

This was my view around 8pm Tuesday night, except the date read, “Tuesday, August 13, 2013”:

It would be so much better in neon.
It would be so much better in neon.

My life is full of wonder and I often feel that I pay directly for it through physical suffering. Dazzled by the lights in the Chicago skyline every single time you look? For this awareness and understanding, you will pay…ah, yes. Keening in pain every so many days. Feel a surge of love for all humankind each time you board a plane and believe in the possibility of every individual, with compassion and without reservation? That’ll cost you…your colon.

Plenty of people have a beautiful life and don’t pay with their health, I realize. This is just my particular situation, my lot. And honestly, it’s okay. I’m okay with the trade. The good is just that good.

I’m home now, but haggard. More soon, and thanks to the well-wishers. The well fishers, well, it’s weird that you’ve been calling, but I’m glad you’ve been catching those fish.

 

  1. Bonnie Norton
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    I’ve been looking for you and hoping you are well. I enjoyed seeing you and your mother quilting together. Last I read you were having health issues. You look beautiful now and healthy. I hope your mother is also well. So happy to have found you on YouTube .
    God bless you,
    Bonnie Norton

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