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Hi folks. Most of you know me. Jmac1949 Today is my blog for posting day to day BS about contemporary personal experience, politics, music, art, whatever reality feathers get up my nose. My memoir posts can be found over at jmac1949 Memories.

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I'll be Back

Posted on July 29, 2017 at 9:34am 11 Comments

This weekend I'm moving into Brother Bill's trailer and so I'll be mostly off line until I get internet connection set up some time next week.  Have fun kids and play nice.

Stupid is as Stupid Does

Posted on July 2, 2017 at 1:42pm 28 Comments

I was going to post about my frustrating day installing an air conditioner in Brother Bill's trailer, but the trials and tribulations of these young ladies brought me back into some perspective:…


Hospice - Brother Bill Defies Death Again and yet Another Cosmic Joke

Posted on June 27, 2017 at 11:18am 19 Comments

For the last nine months I've been living in Bastrop, TX to reduce the costs of taking care of my older brother Bill in his descent into dementia. 

Brother Bill

Twice in the last six months, Bill has be admitted to the hospital with bronchitis/pneumonia because he's losing his gag reflex, a significant complication of advanced…


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At 3:32pm on March 3, 2017, MV Neland said…

JMAC 1949, thx for the friending :-). I read yer posts, too, but get back here too rarely and too briefly to do much commenting just at the moment. But, every once in a while i get my groove on and interact.

At 7:52pm on May 13, 2014, Peeling An Orange said…

Hey, hope all is well. - poof

At 12:37pm on March 25, 2013, Camille V. Watson said…

Thank you for the friend request.

At 10:30am on December 30, 2012, Anne Armand said…

Jmac, having trouble adding a comment to the eulogy for your Mom. Bottom line is that nothing is wrong. I think that James Emm had some good advice. The only thing I would say, is to shorten a bit. For example:

She was good at a daughter, a sister, a mother, a grandmother etc. You needed keep using good. My grandfather who was an editor, said cut out every other word and see what you've got. But do read it out loud. If you stumble over a phrase. Kick it out.

And caring about others first is really a admirable trait. I believe there is a lesson in the Talmud about taking care of those in your charge before yourself. On the other hand if we are not for ourselves, who will be?

These things must come from the heart. Anecdotes and little stories are appropriate. Your mother loved you. And she knows that you are doing your best.

Wishing you peace.

Stay in touch.


At 10:27am on December 25, 2012, Rosigami said…

well i didn't even realize there were "two" of you! Thank you, jmac.  Happy to make your acquaintance (again)! 

At 7:59am on November 21, 2012, Arthur James said…

I am Slowly Figuring How this Great
OTher Salon - Funny FRiends. Wonderful
It's The Best Devils Workshop Ever.
It Works. I Ask Friends Out on Dates.
My regular E-Male Needs Fixing Too.
I'll Eventually ACCEPT. Dear Friends.
Friends are More To Be Desired Than
Ice Cream, Beer,'Tootsie Rools' Wine,
if Ya Can't Kiss Friends Who Can We?
We Can Smooch. Kiss Computer Screen.
I'll Be Back Later. I'll Visit Otter.

At 3:53pm on October 26, 2012, Poor Woman said…

Thanks for the friendship, jmac! Hope you're feeling fine today! I keep telling myself, at least we're not in the path of the latest superstorm......

At 10:40am on October 13, 2012, Heidi Banerjee said…

Hi,Jmac,I hope you are doing well.Have a peaceful weekend.

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At 2:36pm on September 9, 2012, tr ig said…

Bring the BS!!



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