Monthly Archives: July 2022

Flat on my Back —for Weeks to Come

Excerpted from an email sent to a friend, updating him on my health situation: “About 2 weeks ago (July 3) I suddenly had stabbing, shooting pain in my back, down my leg, recognizable as sciatica pain — which I’ve never … Continue reading

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Songs of Will T. Massey — “Wayward Lady, U.S.A.”

This was the title track from Will’s 2008 CD, Wayward Lady, released during our extended war in Iraq. Friends warned Will that writing political songs risks losing large chunks of your audience. While slightly worried, Will decided his commitment to … Continue reading

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Full Stop — July, 2022 Version

Last year, my brother died at the end of June. My blogging came to a hard stop. This year, it’s me. That is, the reason for the full stop this July, is my sudden but severe incapacitation from severe back … Continue reading

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Picture Postcards from the Past

Summer brings vacations and vacations mean photos. These days, we all share those instantly on social media and we can vicariously travel along with friends. Vacations used to mean postcards from family friends visiting distant places. Not to downplay instant … Continue reading

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