Big V's Ramblings

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

The Touch - A Gift - Part Four

The next day, Todd jumped into his Olds and headed to her home. While they hadn't agreed to a time, she was waiting for him when he arrived. He was once again escorted into the table room by the creepy young man, and the old woman joined him within a minute. She reached for his hands again, and as... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, September 16, 2019

The Touch - A Gift - Part Three

October 1972 It made Todd happy that college life made him feel so adult-like. Unlike high school, he was responsible for getting to class, paying for his classes, and attending classes. Life was coming on strong, and he felt up to the challenge. He told a friend that he doubted there was any point... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, September 14, 2019

The Touch - A Gift - Part Two

May - 1972 Todd was excited. He had just turned nineteen, and while their family get-together, his dad had given him a small gift box that jingled. He hurriedly slid the ribbon and paper off the box and opened it. In the top half of the box, there was a note with the words, 'Read Me First!' He did.... Sign in to see full entry.

The Touch - A Gift

The Touch - A Gift - In The Beginning Mark 5: 21 - 31 (NIV) 21 When Jesus had again crossed over by boat to the other side of the lake, a large crowd gathered around him while he was by the lake. 22 Then one of the synagogue leaders, named Jairus, came, and when he saw Jesus, he fell at his feet. 23... Sign in to see full entry.

A Pause For MY Cause

I've locked myself into a contract that takes commences shortly, and I made a mistake by locking in a book that wasn't quite ready for this contract. Sooooooo. I'm going to suspend the Hemingway story (which is actually coming along nicely, it's just not in story format yet) and I am going to begin... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, August 30, 2019

Following Hemingway - Part Three

Seney In History The area known as Seney, Michigan popped up in the late 1870s, and by 1881, it added a railroad stop. The train that brought Seney the men it took to cut and load the lumber also hauled away the ‘green gold’ white and jack pine forest. Sadly, the forest was almost clear cut in the... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, August 16, 2019

Following Hemingway - Part Two

Ernest Miller Hemingway was born on July 21st, 1899 in Oak Park, Illinois. He was the second of six children born to Dr. Clarence Edmonds Hemingway and Grace Hall Hemingway. His father kept his medical practice in the seven-bedroom family home that also contained a music studio for his mother.... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Following Hemingway - Introduction

World War I was winding on the morning of July 8th, 1918. In the small town of Schio, located in the north of Vicenza and east of the Lake Garda in Italy, things had begun to quiet down after the Second Battle of the Piave River. The primary fight had lasted nine days, starting June 15th and ending... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, August 10, 2019

Daddy Has Cancer - Finale

Epilogue While this story was ‘time-compressed’ and was made up of multiple cases that I witnessed in my medical career, it could have played out in reality as I wrote it. My primary purpose for writing a story like this is because the ‘process of death’ has been hidden from people for decades. It... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, August 9, 2019

Daddy Has Cancer - Part Nineteen

Through the rest of the morning and early afternoon, a steady flow of nursing staff, lab techs, and several resident doctors came into the room, listened, palpated, and observed Justin Kirkpatrick in his descent towards death. Jilleen and Mason sat silently as each person came and went. The boy was... Sign in to see full entry.

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