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Category Archives: Hospitals

Our Final Days

Early on a Saturday morning in late June my stepfather, age eighty-seven and already weakening, suffered a stroke that rendered him unconscious. Inside a large hospital emergency room the only doctor on duty was too busy to look closely, so a few nurses and technicians strongly sedated him, stuck a tube down his throat and […]

Also posted in Aging, Families, Marriage

Yuletide Mishaps

This story is now in the collection “Tales of Romance”

Also posted in Calabasas, Christmas, Families, Food, Health, Mushrooms, Pigs - Oscar