Sitting outside on Sunday afternoon by a small chimnea fire with one of my guitars I heard the news about a friend. He has never lived a careful life it seems to me when it comes to certain things we all know don't have the best endings. This was one of many instances when time came close to catching up for good. Something happened to his lungs, they began to fill with CO2 and he nearly died. He awoke after 3 or 4 days in a critical care unit after being rushed to the hospital. We're…Continue
About the same time I am typing this, 7 years ago today, I received a call that mom was in the hospital in a great deal of pain.
I had recently taken over her finances at her request, to the consternation and complaints from some other relatives who claimed they were "helping" her. They were helping themselves to her money. She had me take over as her Power Of Attorney and she began to save each month instead of being penniless. I moved her into a very nice facility where she…Continue