Monthly Archives: March 2014

Weekly photo challenge: Street Life

I don’t take many city shots.  I’m mostly a landscape photographer, probably because I don’t enjoy being in crowds of people, but I do enjoy cities and enjoy photographing them.  I need to make an effort to do it more … Continue reading

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Bottled Up

Cut my finger blood spilled to paper dried and wrapped so carefully placed in a bottle with hope and yearning and sent it out to sea The sea is rough Waves toss and churn the bottle’s journey long Yet I … Continue reading

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People leave

People leave when you are chronically seriously ill.   It’s a horrible reality, but I’ve talked with many PF patients,  and unfortunately,  so many of them have similar stories.  People they loved, trusted, and relied on disappear when the going … Continue reading

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Either Way : My long relationship with Guster songs

Into the veins, Enters the medicine Stinging, upheaving complacence gone. The cycle begins again. Bleeding with apathy, In this maze I’m too far down. Discarded by confidants, Gasping, I see I’m all alone, trying so hard not to drown. I … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Reflections

As a PF and RA patient,  it’s often challenging for me to get out there to shoot photos, but it is my motivation to keep going.  I find I can walk a lot farther than I think I can if … Continue reading

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A Bit of Background

. So that is me, looking a bit Hannibal Lecter-ish wearing my full faced BiPAP mask.  I have had breathing issues my whole life.  As a kid, I had severe asthma and allergies, and medication only made it worse.  I was … Continue reading

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