All is Well That Ends Well

Sorry I had to miss writing a column for the past week. Here's what happened.

My second daughter's cancer thyroid & lymph operation was held and seemed to have been caught before more of the cancer spread; now on the way to recovery.

The divorce of my third daughter after 29 years of marriage and all the monetary complications, most of which has to do with the sale of her home, about 20% lower than it cost years ago.  She still hasn't sold it yet after being on the market for about six months.

My first daughter's bad cold prior to a trip for her travel agency, plus the worry about a nearby dam bursting  close to her Northern California home.

I believe all will be well when my third daughter's divorce ends, my second daughter's recovery from scary disease, (and the search for a new employer as she switches into a new area as she moves in with an old boyfriend from high school she found on the internet), plus my oldest daughter's quick recovery from a bad cold that could have caused havoc with her living conditions.

All this happened around Valentine's Day and at least brought some happiness as I sent a dozen roses bracelet to each of them as a wonderful gift found in the pages of The Danbury Mint brochure, the same type I sent to my wife a few years ago...and the fact that the California dam did not break as of this writing.

So, it is back to the computer to continue to send out happier short-short stories under better circumstances in the future.



The letter this week is "K"

Kindred king kisses knights

Knows kinetics, kicks, knots.

Kettle keeps kingdom kindly,

Knowable knockouts kill kleptomaniacs.


Bernie is a real person who resides in one of our Brookdale communities. Many of the stories he has written are based on factual evidence from newspaper stories and other sources available to the public. He uses his imagination in parts to help supply the “twist” at the end.  The views and opinions expressed in this blog are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Brookdale Senior Living.

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