Category Archives: Little Victor

Sometimes Life Happens, Part One: Death.

My grandfather died in August. At the end, it was not unexpected. It gets that way when someone passes the 90-year mark, and he was 92-years old. I held his hand a few days before he stopped breathing. He was … Continue reading

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I waited forty-two years for someone to take this photo

I could stare at this photo for days. Maybe longer. Last week my girlfriend and I got tired of being stuck in our little village. So, while her oldest son was with his father on their court-mandated visit, the two … Continue reading

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Little Victor finally turns two

My son turned two years old today. It was about time. It’s a strange thing. We had the family birthday party yesterday at his mom’s new home, all four of his grandparents were there, his brother, and great-grandmother (step), plus … Continue reading

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Now virus free and twice as fast… that’s what she said

It has been a strange couple of weeks. After five years of almost constant use I forgot how to exist without my computer, so when it went away I felt confused and lost. Really. I had a couple of viruses … Continue reading

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Friday Conversations With My Psychiatrist | Finding My Father In Me And My Grandfather Plans His Funeral

Doctor: “But there’s a big difference between you and your father.” Me: “[long pause] …okay, what’s the difference between me and my father?” Doctor: “You’re not evil.” Discussion between my doctor and myself; June 4, 2010 Appointment: Friday, June 4, … Continue reading

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Recovery Week 184 In Review

Salted Lithium Week One Hundred and Eighty-Four It has been a week since I pulled my Facebook account out of its car, threw it to the road and pumped three shots into its chest while it screamed “I swear to … Continue reading

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