ArchiveJuly 2022

Use it or lose it


Yesterday I experienced another funny instance of the idiom use it or lose it. In the early evening, as I approached the restaurant we were to meet friends, one of my newest pair of shoes (bought 2019) completely fell apart. The bottom rubber sole broke in two, the upper straps ripped away from the sole, and the inner sole fell out. There was no wearing it. My broken sandal (smudged over brand...

Making me wait


It should have been a day for celebration. The end of my anti-cancer program. Instead, I was driven to distraction by what I consider astonishing ineptitude at the Make-U-Wait Hospital. An event that should have taken less than two hours took me over 5½ hours. The procedure itself took only one hour. I am sharing my experience in case someone else has gone through a similar frustrating event; it...

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