What I Learned This Week: #218

Monday, November 8 – Sunday, November 14, 2021 The Week in the Night Plays Tricks: In the middle of the night I was awoken by my neighbor screaming “ouch…ouch, ouch…ouch” etc. I’m going to assume it was a charlie horse painful enough for the two of us. Unrelated, I woke up later that morning toContinue reading “What I Learned This Week: #218”

What I Learned This Week: #214

Monday, October 4 – Sunday, October 10, 2021 The Week in Speed Lecturing: I got gifted tickets to see historian and author Doris Kearns Goodwin speak about great qualities of leadership. She has written books on Lincoln (her hero), FDR, and LBJ. I thought the show started at 7:30, so when I got to myContinue reading “What I Learned This Week: #214”

What I Learned This Week: #213

Monday, September 27 – Sunday, October 3, 2021 The Week in Saying Goodbye: This week my aunt Patti passed away, succumbing to an illness she didn’t share she had, until it was really too late to take action. I respect that stubbornness even though it’s rough for her children and closest friends. Our base familyContinue reading “What I Learned This Week: #213”

What I Learned This Week: #211

Monday, September 13 – Sunday, September 19, 2021 The Week in Covid Testing: The thing about getting medical procedures during Covid is you have to pass a Covid test to move on to the actual medical activity. On Monday, I dutifully went to the hospital for my free, doctor ordered, pre-“op” test. I was thereContinue reading “What I Learned This Week: #211”

What I Learned This Week: #210

Tuesday, September 7 – Saturday, September 12, 2021 The Week in Music – Indie: This week marked my return to attending an official (buy a ticket, go to a music venue) concert. St. Vincent (the musical name of entertainer Annie Clark) played the brand new Icon stage downtown. She sounded great. The staging was funContinue reading “What I Learned This Week: #210”