Stanley’s Third Birthday – Post Heart Transplant

You do remember I’ve named my new heart “Stanley”. Calling my new heart, “the new heart” seemed too impersonal. Yes – Stanley is great, and his check up a couple of weeks ago showed ZERO rejection and that he was in perfect health. Let me begin by thanking the 300,000 +  people from all over the world who have followed my journey and sent me well wishes, good...
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Supporting Literacy and Libraries

Community Charity Book to Fund New Library/Literacy Programs Charity, they say, begins at home, and sometimes that ‘home’ is much more than four walls with a roof. A home is also a community. In the city of Universal City, Texas, that community has come together in a big way! Residents have applied pen to paper to create fantastic stories and amazing poetry which have all been compiled into a...
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Birth Of A Book – “Liver AND Heart Failure (sigh)”

Finally,  with these posts,  signs of writing to an audience emerge. My work up to now was written as if I was talking to myself. This skill presents at a good time. This blog is nearly complete and there is a book that must arise from these notes. Did you sense anxiety in my words? I was accustomed to dealing with my heart problems. Now, the doctor was telling me I may have liver problems:...
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Birth Of A Book – “Am I Dying Yet?”

Greetings. I needed a break. Posting these blogs every week is not the problem. Reliving these events is mentally exhausting and emotionally draining.  I am increasing the size of the posts.  Making these posts bigger will help us get through them faster. Many of you have shown an interest in my process, and we still have a long way to travel. This is still the first book. There is a theme...
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Last Post of 2013 – Random Thoughts – Call For Guest Bloggers

Greetings. Merry Christmas. For my Jewish friends and family, I hope you had a wonderful Hanukkah.  Wonderful days for my friends who do not celebrate either. I have a few things on my mind.  As this doesn’t happen often, I thought I would share those thoughts with you. My grandchildren are growing too fast. My children have turned into adults! I am very proud of them. I do not like the...
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