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Monthly Archives: June 2020

How I Leaned On Khan Academy

Tue, 16 Jun 2020, 03:51 PM (-06:00)

As I already said, days and events are jumbled up, but that’s not significant. Let me tell you one more thing about the lessons, and then next time I’ll wrap up this pain-in-the-back story. 1. Grace Over Grades Our grading philosophy for the last ten weeks of the school year was grace over grades. I […]

About The Procedure

Sun, 7 Jun 2020, 11:40 AM (-06:00)

How do I tell this further? I have the timeline jumbled. The details of doctors and Xray and MRI are not essential. So let’s just skip all that.  1. Doctor Ben First of all, about my brother… He was always there. He called. He texted. He asked how I felt. He gave advice based on […]

Pain in the Time of COVID-19

Fri, 5 Jun 2020, 12:07 PM (-06:00)

I tell this (ok, with a sigh) from what seems ages and ages hence… 1. The Pain The slightest movement triggered the pain. The. Slightest. Movement. So I lay in bed and didn’t budge. The only exception was when the Fair and Industrious Trudy came in with Ibuprofen and a glass of water. Just lifting my head to […]

Something Was Not Right

Fri, 5 Jun 2020, 10:15 AM (-06:00)

I can tell you this now, as I think back on what happened from the vantage point of someone who has recovered… 1. Going Jogging It seemed like a good idea at the time: go for a short jog on Monday/Wednesday/Friday while we were all locked down at home. A lame substitute perhaps for the […]

The Black Gate Opens

Tue, 2 Jun 2020, 08:38 AM (-06:00)

Lights Out

Mon, 1 Jun 2020, 10:34 AM (-06:00)

…and nobody’s home.