Pushing Forward Back October/November 2019

October was mostly a medical month for me: a colonoscopy (my first, yay) on Oct. 14, followed by a blood test on my prostate on Oct. 15, and then on Oct. 22 an arthroscopic surgery on my left knee for a small tear of the meniscus. The short of it is this: one polyp removed, … Continue reading Pushing Forward Back October/November 2019

The Brokenwood Mysteries, Series 1

Each Wednesday (at least every few months at this point) either my wife and/or I share what we are watching (either together or separately) in terms of movies and TV each week in a feature called “What We’re Watching Wednesday.”  This week, I watched The Brokenwood Mysteries, Series 1 on Hoopla through the Free Library of … Continue reading The Brokenwood Mysteries, Series 1

Pushing Forward Back September/October 2019

September started well as I had four days off for the Labor Day Weekend. To start the weekend, I read Bruce Springsteen's autobiography, Born to Run, which continues my year of reading mostly great books. On the fourth day, Tuesday, my wife and I went on a day trip to Three Brothers Wineries & Estates, … Continue reading Pushing Forward Back September/October 2019

Pushing Forward Back August/September 2019

August was full of mostly medical appointments for me, 10 in all, among them, doctor appointments, physical therapy sessions, and a community multidiagnostic blood analysis. But I was able to... Read The Dark Vineyard, the second Bruno, Chief of Police mystery, by Martin WalkerHunger: A Memoir of (My) Body by Roxane GayTravels with Charley: In … Continue reading Pushing Forward Back August/September 2019