That was then; this is now…

A year ago on St Patrick’s Day, my friend, Joe, and I were driving to the DC Veterans’ hospital for Covid vaccines. I had lucked out and gotten my first shot space-available (remember the early vaccine days when age- or pre-existing conditions restrictions made getting vaccinated challenging?). On the way to the hospital, Joe was…

Infusion immersion

Every two weeks, I had been returning to the infusion center at Georgetown. Outside the window, I watched the ongoing construction project. Inside the hospital, I’m hoping for tumor destruction, as measured by lab results and scans. Until January, progress had been more of a mixed bag than advancement like the building’s. Now, growth and…

5 STARS for PIONEER PASSAGE!

“Pioneer Passage is a truly delightful, meaty read that will satisfyany reader who enjoys an excellent adventure exceptionally welltold.” reviewer Grant Leishman for Readers’ Favorite Having already read the second story in this saga, I wasfamiliar with the principal characters of the Wright family andauthor J.F. Collen uses this iteration to expand on and emphasizethe…

Do unto others

Norman Rockwell was an American painter whose images evoked an idealized vision of “traditional” American values. For almost 50 years, he illustrated covers for The Saturday Evening Post. Even if you don’t know Rockwell’s name, you would probably recognize some of the images that he painted, including a series of four freedoms inspired by President…

PIONEER PASSAGE book released

My Index Card Cure co-blogger Jane’s new book was just released. Check out PIONEER PASSAGE by JF Collen Cornelia Rose thought leaving the comforts of home and her family would be the greatest ordeal she would ever face… and then she encounters buffalo, quicksand, mountain fever, and old beaus. Life on the Oregon Trail is…