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About renbog

I have opinions and I have passions and I like to write.

Year in Review 2020 — The Year of Silver Linings

I think everyone agrees — 2020 sucked! It was the hottest mess of hot messes of a year. So why is this post subtitled, “The Year of Silver Linings”? Because as I reflected on the year and what I wanted … Continue reading

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I Get To

Today is Thanksgiving and I thought of something I wanted to say today about gratitude. This year, Thanksgiving is peppered with a little bit of angst and even resentment as many of us aren’t able to celebrate the way we … Continue reading

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The Tunnel

I am standing in the middle of a long, dark tunnel. If I look behind me, I can see the pinpoint of light that is where I came from. If I look in front of me, there is a light … Continue reading

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2019 Year in Review — Buckle Up

2019 has been an incredibly memorable year. The ups were way up there. The downs were way down there. Memphis: In the early part of 2019, Jim and I took a long weekend trip to Memphis with our friends Larry … Continue reading

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My Journey Back: The Tracks of my Tears

This is the 6th post in a series about my recovery from complications from back surgery in August. And I apologize in advance. This post is likely to be a bit rambling. Honestly, I’m still not even sure I should … Continue reading

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My Journey Back — Travelling Gal

This is the 5th post in a series about my recovery from complications from spinal surgery. I traveled to Houston for Thanksgiving to spend the holiday with my dad and his wife. This was my first trip of any kind … Continue reading

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My Journey Back: A Different Perspective

This is the 4th post in a series of posts about my recovery from complications from spinal surgery. And I have looked at the world from a very new perspective as someone who is dealing with a disability right now. … Continue reading

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Wildfire

Yesterday morning I was watching the morning news. There was a report about the California wildfires, which are just horrifying. It seems that California has a lot of these fires, but it never is any less tragic every time they … Continue reading

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My Journey Back: Work It

This post, the third in a series about my recovery from a tough back surgery, will chronicle the work I have done so far. Currently, I can walk pretty steadily and for a fair distance using a walker. I can … Continue reading

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My Journey Back: Temporarily Sidetracked

This is blog post #2 in a series of posts about the journey I am on to recover from complications of back surgery. While I was in inpatient rehab in Silver Cross hospital, I sometimes would have calf pain. I … Continue reading

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