Tag Archives: ill

You Are A Star

I mentioned yesterday that I planned to find a few young children who have life-threatening long-term illnesses and are bed-ridden or hospitalized for extended periods and create (hopefully) uplifting and inspiring personalized songs for them that they and their parents … Continue reading

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Winnie The Pooh Is Calling For You!

I just read a Good Tribe Facebook post that they appear to have found at youjustlearned.com that brought a smile to my face. It said that Jim Cummings, the voice of Winnie the Pooh, calls sick children who are in … Continue reading

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The Day My Beloved Got Me Fired

(A re-post from 2010 to share with newer readers) Back in 1980, several months after we got married, my Beloved got me fired. It all began when I had to take time off from work due to the simultaneous removal … Continue reading

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Rusty

When I was in the hospital recovering from lung surgery many years ago, a friend gave a teddy bear to me. He knew that I’d long outgrown such gifts, but seeing how miserable, drugged-up and helpless I was, he decided … Continue reading

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I Have Much to Learn From My Dog

A friend forwarded these and they seem right on to me. My dog Duke has been modeling these for me for six years and I still struggle to consistently do them. What can I say? I’m a slow learner. When … Continue reading

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