Monthly Archives: November 2014

The Last Mile

The Last Mile By O’Ceallaigh I took my last walk around the mile block the other day and passed The General for the last time. From now on everything must be from memory. You may say, “That won’t be so … Continue reading

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Letting Go By O’Ceallaigh 0600 This morning I crawled out of bed and while waiting to die from the cold, I drank my two glasses of lemon water and took my handful of pills.  Just before I died, I managed … Continue reading

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First Real Snowfall By O’Ceallaigh Under normal circumstances we’d be in Florida by now. But, these are not normal circumstances by any means! Selling a house in New York is an experience! Add to that, try liquidating 38 years of … Continue reading

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Flag Burning Ceremony

By O’Ceallaigh We’re making a valiant effort at cleaning out all of the “stuff” in our house since we have sold it and have to sell or otherwise diminish it so we can relocate to Florida and warmer climes for … Continue reading

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The Solid Core Door

The Solid Core Door By O’Ceallaigh I have a door in the entryway of my house. It has had a water stain on it for quite some time. You know, one of those stains that is noticeable to you but … Continue reading

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She Didn’t Have To Die Alone

She Didn’t Have To Die Alone By O’Ceallaigh I saw her lying in the ditch by the side of the highway on my morning walk today. She was on her back, extremities outstretched and quite stiff. I passed by thinking … Continue reading

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No Walk This Morning

No Walk This Morning By O’Ceallaigh             OK, so I got lazy! I rolled out of bed this morning at about 5:45. Rain was coming down and clanging on my window air conditioner and making a terrible racket. I have … Continue reading

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