Posts made in September, 2014

My Wobbly Bicycle, 80

Posted by on Sep 24, 2014 in Archive | 15 comments

My Wobbly Bicycle, 80

How do you turn a blog into a book? Can you turn a blog into a book? ”Writer’s Digest has all sorts of pointers, like, “find an angle and make sure your posts all fit that angle,” and “edit your posts.” Well. Sometimes I feel my age. If you have to be told that, what are you doing trying to write a book in the first place? I suspect My Wobbly Bicycle is book material. I’ve put all the posts together, from my first announcement of my cancer diagnosis to the most recent when I say I’m basically living a normal life, again. I went through and took out all blog references. I...

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My Wobbly Bicycle, 79

Posted by on Sep 3, 2014 in Archive | 7 comments

My Wobbly Bicycle, 79

It’s quiet on the lake now. I wonder at the number of boats put in and taken out every year, yet many never seem to leave the dock. Or maybe once all summer. All those toys, like the ones piled in the toy box in our cottage, used for a few minutes, then tossed aside. Speaking of our cottage, it’s uncharacteristically clean right now, a good time to show you pictures of the interior. Here’s the living room. Uncle Richmond made the cots many (70? 80?) years ago out of which my sister Michelle and Jerry and I, bit by bit, constructed two sofas with arms and backs. I bought the fabric and...

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