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Another Death in the Family

A family get-together was supposed to be happening at our house today. It’s been canceled or rescheduled. I don’t know which. That’s probably just as well. There’s a winter weather advisory here, and a winter storm warning over the county … Continue reading

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Enjoying Another Christmas

It’s been two months since I wrote this blog’s first “journal” entry: sharing what I’m doing or what I’ve done. It seemed like a good idea, at the time. Particularly since this blog’s tagline is “Following Catholic beliefs and practices … Continue reading

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Health Care Directive

I’ve been completing a Health Care Directive. It will probably be this week’s least-favorite task. The form’s nine pages let me outline how I see medical decisions. And who I’d like to make those decisions for me if I can’t. … Continue reading

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Estate Sale

The house where my wife grew up is empty now. The family has been dealing with what my father-in-law left behind when he died. My wife’s been contacting folks who had clocks and watches waiting to be repaired. That, and … Continue reading

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