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Update from Board-And-Care Row...

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Hey, gang. I am sorry that I haven't been blogging like I should, but things have been going topsy-turvy here at Mike & Suzanne's. Not much really going on now, but there have been some changes in my life. First, ...

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Holiday Greetings From Vista's Board-And-Care Row.

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This is my neighborhood now--Vista's Board And Care Row. Living at Mike & Suzanne's would not be, to some, "living"--but "mere existence." Sure, we get three meals a day, a place to sleep, and the chance to be with others. ...

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Under the knife I went...

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Hi, guys and gals! Sorry I have not had a chance to catch up on my blogging, but I was in Tri-City Medical Center between 14-19/October/2012. I was on the telemetry unit, due to a slow heart rythym. They ran ...

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Wenn Schon--Denn Schon!

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"Wenn Schon--Denn Schon" (German for "If it's worth doing, it's worth overdoing!) "Wenn Schon--Denn Schon"...my new outlook on life. For if it's worth doing, just put that effort into Warp 5. My weight loss and life changes have gone into ...

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Robbiebear's In Love!

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We've known each other since 1993-- we first met on the Open Unit at Tri-City BHU in Oceanside. She shared her Black Forest Chocolate Cake with me. Now she has proved as sweet as that kirsch-laden treat! Pam's her name, ...

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140 lbs gone since 8/25/2011

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August 25th, 2011-- they do not hold out much hope for me. My CHF is going heavy-duty, and I've got pulmonary edema, to boot. Looks like Death will be coming for me, after all. October 25th, 2011-- At the Vista ...

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Remember The Pain Of Our Heroes

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They found him at the back of Oceanside Pier on a grey, cold, overcast Spring day. He just returned from combat in Afghanistan, the pain of the fighting evident to all-- but could not bring himself to admit his problem. ...

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July 4th--America's Day In The Sun!

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"The Tree Of Liberty Must Be Nourished From Time To Time With The Blood Of Tyrants and Patriots." --Thomas Jefferson "Patriotism Is A Virtue Of The Vicious!" --Oscar Wlide On the 4th of July, will that mean only fireworks and ...

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Laundry Day At Santa Fe House

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Here at Santa Fe House, one of the rules is that you have to get your laundry done at least 1xweek. So, on Weds. and/or Thursdays, I load up my chair-walker with: 1) My Laptop Computer (HP 2000) and peripherals ...

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Sailor, Mother, and Father In One--One For My Dad!

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In 1979, we became shipmates. GM & Bops dropped me off with you while you were "top kick" at Lemoore Naval Hospital. You had to play papa-and-mama for me-- a 10th-grader with issues and dreams. Until 1983, the Central Valley ...

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Don't Bury Me, I'm Not Dead Yet!

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"You shouldn't have buried me...I'm not dead yet!" — Freddy Krueger, from *A Nightmare On Elm Street 4: The Dream Master" Sorry for the delay, folks--just got my router, so I can use the Internet while I'm here in my ...

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An End And A Beginning

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"This time, when I'm leaving-- Who cares where I go?" Fight, from "Reality...A New Beginning" on WAR OF WORDS 21-September-11 @12:15 hrs. Hi, Gang! Sorry that I haven't kept up with my bloggng, but the past few months have been ...

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What Have We In The Coinstar Tonight?

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"Wherever you go--there you are!" --from "BUCKAROO BANZAI" It was 21:30 hours, and the weather had cooled off enough to make a run to Von's (across the street). I needed to re-load my freezer, plus cash in a bunch of ...

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My Trip Through My Living Hell Just Got Longer...

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"Living through this...HELL! Can't Someone Break the Spell?" -- Judas Priest, from "Fever" on SCREAMING FOR VENGEANCE Four weeks ago, I started noticing that I was having severe shortness of breath...especially when I tried to sleep. I would often wake ...

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Hot Dawg!

Der Vista Weinerschnitzel Is Alles Kaput? SEHR AUSGESEICHNET!!

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"Nothing brasses off a teacher of the Language of Goethe more than to insist that 'Weinerschnitzel' is German for 'Hot Dogs!"' --Elle Plotz, my German 2 teacher at Chemeketa Community College, Salem, Oregon. As long as I have lived in ...

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Going Back To Something I Enjoy...

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""Full moon is standing, the sky is black... I heed your call--I'm coming back!" --Judas Priest, from "Desert Plains" on POINT OF ENTRY When I was living in Oceanside (and later, Vista), I was a member of the Magee Park ...

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Toy Weaponry.

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"Yet another fool Darwined out of the gene pool!" --A co-worker from Securitas, upon my telling him about a cop shooting a kid who was pointing a toy pistol at him, from 2008. Let me start off by saying that, ...

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Sitting In Front Of My Crock Pot...

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Hey, gang! Right now, I'm just sitting in front of my crock-pot. Inside, I have a stew made up of navy beans, ham chunks, and sauerkraut,with a can of Miller High Life serving as the cooking base. If it tastes ...

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Thanksgiving And The Story Of The "Oilball."

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"It's not nice to fool Mother Nature!" --from a "non-dairy-spread" TV ad I saw in my younger days. Here's something to think about while you are enjoying your dinner today: The turkey you ingested as part of your feast is ...

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Update For 23-Nov-2010

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"You're In For Surprise, You're In For Shock!" --Judas Priest, from "The Ripper." Hey, gang! LPR here, and things have finally started looking up. First, just to let you know that I finally got my Provisional SSDI benefits, starting this ...

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