Blog entries by Howard

Reasons for Alarms / Gifted / Instrumental Block
The Noise You Now Know Beep, beep, beep, beep, beep, beep, beep, beep, beep … x1,000 It sounds like a billion desperation crickets getting...
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Off My Rocker, On the Mic
Sing Sing Maybe ten days ago Angela came hustling outside into the courtyard (intentions unknown) as Dora and I sat shaded in the grass (her...
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Guest Appearances Can Be Deceiving / A Quiet Room Without a View
Seeing Her Face First She drove past me, but I didn't quite see her. The car looked familiar enough, though. A dirty and dusted deep red, which...
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Pain in Mind / Rage and Comforting  / Athletic Prowess / Learning Church
Because I've been experiencing physical (pain-related) issues, my recent free time has been more dedicated towards coping with the discomfort...
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I'm a Winner! Neurogastroenterologist / New Gang Members / Sunday Blues
Free Space Yes, my brand new plan, my all-new scheme to acquire free goods.. is working! Today I won a single serving container of cinnamon...
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Outright Failures and Epic Solutions / Social Eyes Upon Me / Wax Nostalgic
B12 or B52? I got totally crazy here at the nursing home Sunday evening… thought I might try the B12 drops I purchased back in December. Really...
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Duration of the Heavy Head / D-lightful / Wound Care
(Tuesday) 20 Minutes That's the total amount of time I spent supporting the weight of my very own (heavy) head today. In comparison, my...
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Sonic Surcease / Pain Management / Flummoxed Flora
Two Weeks Ago Screaming bloody chaos from across the hall as the "Oh God" Woman further disintegrates. Any time a family member appears she...
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How Did I Get Here? / Diagnostic Failure (Take 337) -
Nothing to See Here Well yeah, there may be something wrong with me (after having decidedly failed the EMG / Nerve Conduction Study two weeks...
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Incessant Light / Downgrading on a Sharp Curve
This is The Way of The Weary I smiled and waved to my all-new roommate as Betsy wheeled me past him. He smiled, too. Great start, right? Then he...
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Improved Me / Warm Regards / Mattress Matters
Notable, not Quotable (Tuesday) When I wake up in the morning these days everything is fairly decent, everything's pretty darned good for me. I...
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Diagnosis (there is really something wrong with me) - Pfizer Booster Reaction
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PEM-Free! / More Than Tardy / Pull
The Best Batch Yet I'd like to share some good news with you. Is that alright? As a matter of fact, this news is super good! That's several...
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Undermanned, On Demand / The Great Valentine's Day Mascara
Hostility Towards the Opposition I think it's Monday evening. Whatever evening Valentine's Day falls upon. Right now I am considering my options...
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Those are the Brakes / Hu are You? / No Solo Contendo / Keeping Tablets
Warning: This is an extra-long super expanded edition - many words were used in the making of this blog entry! Warning #2: Howard does not go to...
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Naming for Framing / Robbing Williams / Tan Stands / The Fall Guy
It's Saturday night and I am laying in bed… well, I am always laying in bed… and I'm listening to a jazz pianist named Joanne Brackeen. And she's...
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Nursing Home Reality: A (Social) Day in the Life / PLUS - My Decorated Wall
Decor Values Finally and at long last, almost everything went up. This includes each of the items sent to me over the past couple months, meant...
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Lost in the Shuffle / Right Words / I See UVB
My window is cracked ever-so-slightly, so that I may hear the wind howling on through the desert shrubbery. The music I listen to compliments...
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