Monthly Archives: October 2010

It's a wrap…

[from Linda] With the Giants in the lead – and they didn’t dare lose tonight! – Chris died peacefully shortly after 7:30 pm tonight. We’ll have more details about the memorial service and celebration service shortly. Thank you, thank you, … Continue reading

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Ok, so this dying business isn't easy

[This post is written by Linda] Over the years, Chris and I often talked about the potential negative consequence of being fit. Would years of jogging, hiking and walking keep the ole ticker going long after “the time had come.” … Continue reading

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The arrival of Sister Morphine

Note: Chris dictated this post to Linda this morning. These things always get here sooner than we think they will. Planning ahead has not been our strong suit. We’ve gotten equipment in too late – case in point the assistive … Continue reading

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The Downhilll

On the one hand, we’ve been busy – organizing and signing prints for the archive – some 500 so far – at the same time as the body is crashing in unprecedented fashion. I can only just walk as I … Continue reading

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Getting it all "together"

At 9AM this morning, a short parade of organized, and organizing people showed up on our doorstep. Leading the parade was Jacqui Bocian, a recommended organizational expert followed by Frances Freyberg a Menlo-based photographer who’s become a friend since Linda … Continue reading

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The way we are

The day has come: we’re now in a power wheelchair. It arrived yesterday and we’ve been trying to get the hang of driving it with its joystick control. So far, I’ve hit every wall in the house at least twice, … Continue reading

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