Tag: humor

Good grief.

Caregiving. This is a non-music posting for a change. While my music, open mics, and my design work keep me going, I also try to go to my monthly caregiver support groups. There is a dementia group at my library and a Huntington’s group at UConn. My caregiving days are over, for now. But I like to think I can lend support.… Read more →

Gigging with Chris

MUSIC: My gig at Luthier’s Co-op was a blast. No one got rich. But friends came. We sang. And as Mike said after, “Well, that didn’t suck.” So in my folk music universe, that is a good night. More about the gig after; I wanted to share some of the preparations and publicity. Maybe it will be useful. Chris Christie.… Read more →

Between

The time between Barbara’s passing and her celebration of life/memorial gave us enough time to plan something nice. But not the time to overthink it. When she was in hospice we were talking about a date in May. But by the time I returned to Hampden the new date was moved up a month to April 2nd. There were emails back and… Read more →

Reunion: A stop in Bethlehem

MUSIC: I decided that since I was driving to the reunion in Georgia I might as well try to hit some open mics on the way. I figured, “It’s my vacation, too.” I have never “gone on tour” as a musician. Since there were so many church coffee houses in New England Kathy and I could commute to most of them.… Read more →

Updates: “Grievance” counselling and finding work

First some updates from my recent posts: I did have that appointment with my new Gastroenterologist. I have an appointment in late August for my Colonoscopy. Oh, joy! of joys. They had my records of ‘poor prep’ and gave me a new regime of a few extra steps to start a few days earlier than usual to clean myself out.… Read more →

The “How I’m feeling” post

Writing. There are a number of reasons to keep a journal or to write stuff down. In the beginning, it was simply to remember what or when something happened. In my case, it really helps me process complicated feelings and to remember what I/we went through. When I stopped writing regularly I found myself being in a crappy mood every once… Read more →