Protected: Circle

Tonight was the first time I was in a Wiccan Circle since my health problems began. At the start of the day, I was full of energy and looking forward to it. Cleaning my apartment took a bit out of me, but I still felt decent. By the time of the Circle, I was feeling low, with…

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Protected: Gotta throw it out

It's a measure of how profoundly my appetite has changed when I have to throw away food I've kept in my fridge because it's gone bad. That never used to happen, except for lettuce and onions and such. Now I eat so much less that the food has a chance to spoil. I have an endoscopy this…

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Protected: Good day, bad night

Yesterday was phone call day. Lots of friends and relatives called me to ask me how I was doing, and bring me up-to-date on their own lives. It was good to have that contact. Last night (early this morning) was a bad night. My eye ached and I couldn't sleep. I took a Tramadol, and resisted the…

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It was a nice decade while it lasted.

Once every two years, the Particle Data Group at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories publishes their Review of Particle Physics. This is both a web site and thick magazine, about the size of the New York telephone directory. The production issues associated with such a volume are so complex that, even though it’s only published biennially, publication is distributed among several physics journal publishers; in 2010 it was published by Journal of Physics; this year it was published by Physical Review D.

In other words, it’s a big deal.

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Protected: A good day

I work at Nevis Labs, a 57-acre estate in Irvington NY, on the eastern shore of the Hudson River. Today I decided to take a walk. It was the longest walk I'd taken since this whole medical drama began. I had no trouble, no shortness of breath, no pain in my legs. In late September, I have…

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Biography postponed

I wanted to let some folks know: Right now, all my work on Isaac Bonewits' biography has stopped. I'm dealing with health issues. That has to be my "project" for now. If you'd like to volunteer any memories, materials, thoughts, ideas, or contacts, I'll be glad to receive them. The best place to send them is the…

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