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A Books Final Chapter

A Books Final Chapter Written: by Tom Wright 6/19/2018 I’m like mown hay, dry, and awaiting the baler; Summer’s luminous whisper is long past, And aspirations no longer linger on my horizon. Since surviving the “Widow Maker,” In thought, I now retreat to a yesterday, When days were filled with new car smell, Everything tasted like soft ice cream, And occasionally, I believed a flecking of brilliance, Would ooze from my mouth; Today finds me quietly anticipating, And patiently awaiting, my final confrontation in life; The twilight of life precedes the closing of one door, But also the opening of another;

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Date: 7/12/2018 6:47:00 PM
It would be nice if we could sit and talk over tea. I'm willing to bet you have quite a few life stories to tell :) Thank you for sharing a bit of your life with me Tom; your strength has given me some. I envy your positive outlook; mine is not always thy way. But I am working on that ;)
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Date: 7/12/2018 8:58:00 AM
Tom that is unbelievable! That is so very much to take. I knew you were strong! I've been avoiding back surgery for a couple of years now. Any advice?
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Date: 7/12/2018 1:49:00 PM
FJ, I'm diabetic, have stage 4 kidney failure, congestive heart failure and a kidney tumor that i had ultra sound on this morning. so things on the minus side worked against my back surgery.i had no rehab before all this other stuff had to be addressed and the heart took priority over the rest.If it quits the rest won't matter. ha I still have problems with balance and have fallen a few times, and walking, even short distances and bending causes some discomfort, but hey, i'm vertical and it all sounds worse than it is, i'm good! i have had several tell me they had to have back surgery 2 or 3 times, others said don't do it. the only advice i would have is just to be at peace with yourself in making your decision. I was and I'll be praying that things turn out well whatever you decide. Jesus loves you. Tom
Date: 7/11/2018 5:20:00 PM
Oh Tom those limitations suck. I hope there are lights in your tunnel, so-to-speak.
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Date: 7/11/2018 5:31:00 PM
I'm a tough old bird, last year i had spinal stenosis surgery i month later, open heart surgery,three days later had sudden cardiac arrest, was clinically dead was told i should be dead, but here i am; life is good and God still has a job for me to do. i'm a glass half full kind of guy, bless you. Tom
Date: 7/11/2018 9:46:00 AM
Tom this is beautiful yet sad. I hope today finds you well :)
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Date: 7/11/2018 10:53:00 AM
FJ, thank you for reading and commenting. I'm doing pretty well for an old codger considering all things. the hardest thing is being limited in what i can eat and do. ha Tom