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As the Brothers Resume Their Journey, Uncle Joe Calls BS

Joe Writes . . .  I’ve found a lovely spot for writing about getting older, here in front of the picture window in my living room. I can swivel the chair and look out over our lawn, with the sun … Continue reading

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Polio: Two Plagues Ago

Joe Writes . . .  My mother wrote about the pandemic which most affected her generation, polio. It’s disturbing to note that while polio has largely been conquered, HIV/AIDS (the intervening pandemic) has not. There may be a lesson in … Continue reading

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It’s When You Don’t Expect It: a reflection on gratitude

(What better time to contemplate gratitude than the week of Thanksgiving? This was written by our sister, Amy Wisner. It was originally posted on http://www.caringbridge.org, where Amy keeps everyone informed on her husband Brian’s progress as he battles cancer. This … Continue reading

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