A Personal Note

UPDATED 10/12/15

I have posted only three times in August and September, and not at all since August 22. At first, I was occupied by moving my very old parents-in-law (ages 96 and 95), so that my father-in-law could receive proper care in a skilled nursing facility and my mother-in-law could have an assisted-living apartment in the same building. Just four weeks after placing my father-in-law in skilled nursing, he succumbed to his accumulated ailments. The planning of his funeral and the tying up of financial loose ends has taken up much of my time, and will continue to do so for a while longer.

On top of all that, it has been only three months since I dealt with my mother’s passing (at age 99) and closed our her (exceedingly modest) estate.

I shall return, but I can’t say when or with how much vigor.


Too much time has passed since my last substantive post. I have decided to suspend blogging, perhaps forever.

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Related post: The Many-Sided Curse of Very Old Age

6 thoughts on “A Personal Note

  1. Thank you, bob. On top of everything, I came down with a sinus infection, which is making my brain foggy. It will be another little while before I’m up to posting, but I fully intend to return to the fray.

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  2. Sir, I just discovered your writings. You are an amazing writer. I hope things are going well for you, and I hope you return to writing from time to time. You have left me a lot to read, and for this I would like to thank you.


  3. Sir, I just discovered your writing. You are an amazing writer, and I hope you are able to return to writing from time to time. But I also want to thank you for all of that you have written. It is an absolute pleasure reading your very fine thoughts.


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