Observation of the Little Things

Our dining table-turned workstation keeps our minds exercised while the body instrument heals. Most instances of the numerous medications and medical equipment are gone, replaced with a five-string electric violin, guitars, mixers, headphones,

The Permafrost Tapes

Permafrost Tapes

They might be called the Basement Tapes, Hurricane Irene Surviving Tapes, but we will decidedly forevermore, call them the Permafrost Tapes.

And Then The Rains Came In

waterfalls in forest

It was always a source of surprise and joie de vivre from the cashier before I went off bringing the Sunday crossword puzzle to the ICU every week.

Climbing Mt Everest

glacier iceland snow landscape

With another full, super moon shining over us, we slept in the same bed together after eleven weeks of Uncertainty, Hell Week, and finally Yuri, the Success Story, fresh out of rehab.

A Solstice Full Moon + the Spatial Cadet

close up photo of flowers during daytime

Between the Summer Solstice and the next full moon coming up on June 24, there are a few people who know what happens to me during this time. I move heavy furniture.

Next Lunar Phase

silhouette of mountain under the moon covered with clouds

We’re in Phase Three of Yuri’s Voyage Back From the Netherworld, a new Lunar Phase. The Half Moon peeked out through the spindly pine tree branches last evening.

The Sweetest Kiss

two white sailboats on body of water

Yesterday I get a call from the new doctor assigned to Yuri asking me about his state of mind because he seems despondent this morning and unable to communicate.

Born Under the Lucky Stars

blue and red galaxy artwork

I believe Yuri was born under these lucky stars because after the last couple of days (weeks) of uncertainty and complications, he has come through what seemed impossible.