Fa Bene

Roma2Fa bene means, “oh well.” Today, Sunday 14 August, I would have been arriving at Fuimicino Airport in Rome, Italy. Yep, I had a trip planned for quite a while to see a man. My spouse even approved being left behind while I went tootin’ off to see this guy.

What? Who? …
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Palpable Patience

Guest blog by J, BHD’s twin brother

Hi there, this is J, BHD’s twin brother. I hijacked his blog to write about my brother. (He hates this, but I am bigger than he is!)

My wife and I decided to “drop in” right before Thanksgiving. I needed a big dose of my brother and our family to get me back to the man I want to be for my wife… thoughtful and not distracted by heavy thoughts.
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Up and Out

We had another spectacular “no senior is lonely” Feastival yesterday, with 105 guests, 15 family, and a few special guests to greet visitors, including a U.S. Senator, who I knew was coming but let the others be surprised.

The weather was super-fantastic, with pleasantly warm temperatures and sunny skies. I was thankful for the good weather, in particular, because we were able to use our decks for additional space for crowds to spill out when the house got too crowded.

My twin brother…
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The Best Thanksgiving Surprise

I had a long day at work on Tuesday. I arrived home, prepared dinner for my spouse and myself, then went to the basement to relax. I was so beat, I fell asleep in my spouse’s arms.

About 8pm, my spouse shook me awake. I thought he would suggest that we go to bed early. However, he said, “someone’s at the door.” My spouse never answers the doorbell, ever, so I went up and was flabbergasted when…
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