Archive for the ‘Conflicts’ Category

Glimmers of Hope – Down and Out in SC: Part 5

Friday, February 20th, 2009

Jerry called this evening.  It has been an active couple of days and we agreed I would be down next week to take him to a vocational rehabilitation appointment as well as to an opthamologist appointment at a local clinic that will see him based on his income.   I could tell he was cautiously optimistic on […]

Now I Understand – Down and Out in SC: Part 4

Thursday, February 19th, 2009

A friend sent me a forwarded e-mail this morning.  I get so many of these on a daily basis that I almost trashed it. Something told me to take the time to read this one so I did. 

The Wrestler – “Things That Comfort Me I Drive Away”

Friday, February 6th, 2009

I just finished seeing “The Wrestler.”  I was fortunate enough to attend a private viewing of it early this morning.  To be honest, my life has been so busy lately that I didn’t even know about this movie even though the actor won best actor in a drama just recently.  It had just not come […]

Down and Out in South Carolina – Part 2

Monday, January 26th, 2009

I got a call in the wee hours of the morning.  It was a frantic call…a call from someone I did not know but who knew Jerry well and knew I could help if anyone could.  “He’s in a coma at the county hospital and they need someone from his family to come quickly.” the […]

Down and Out in South Carolina – part 1

Sunday, January 25th, 2009

In the last months of 2008 and on into 2009 I have been involved in some eye-open experiences.  They have not just been eye-opening.  They have been mixed with a flood of emotions that range from despair to hope, to anger and to hope again.   They have been in a world where I am […]