July 2011

Overcoming Polio–Memoir–Part 6

July 31, 2011

This is the 6th installment of my 86 year old Aunt Eleanor’s memoir.  She’s had polio since she was four months old and has just returned home from the hospital where she had a blockage in her colon removed.  We were afraid for a time that she wouldn’t make it, but she’s determined to make […]

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Calaveras Enterprise – A Warrior’s Son

July 28, 2011

My book, A Warrior’s Son, was reviewed by the Calaveras Enterprise in San Andreas. I made a special trip to  San Andreas to talk to them a month or so ago and was unsure if it would appear.  But Krissi, the editor, published it and did a great job.  This whole promotion process is like […]

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Overcoming Polio–Memoir–Part 5

July 26, 2011

This is the fourth installment of my 86 year old Aunt Eleanor’s memoir.  She’s had polio since she was four months old and is currently in the hospital because of a blockage in her colon.  My aunt is now in the ICU because she vomited and inhaled it.  I was afraid she wasn’t going to […]

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Aunt Eleanor’s Memoir–Part 4

July 21, 2011

This is the fourth installment of my 86 year old Aunt Eleanor’s memoir.  She’s had polio since she was four months old and is currently in the hospital because of a blockage in her colon.  Part of it was removed and she’ll now have one of those colostomy bags.  Her reaction was, “Now I won’t […]

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Aunt Eleanor’s Childhood Memories – Part 3

July 20, 2011

This is the third installment of my 86 year old Aunt Eleanor’s memoir.  She’s had polio since she was four months old and just entered the hospital because of a blockage in her colon.  Part of it was removed and she’ll now have one of those colostomy bags.  Her reaction was, “Now I won’t have […]

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Childhood Memories–Part 2

July 17, 2011

This is the memoir of my Aunt Eleanor (now 85 years old), who got polio when she was four months old.  

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Childhood Memories–1st Post

July 15, 2011

My aunt is now 85 and has had polio since she was 4 months old.  Below I’ve presented some of her memoir.  Refer to my previous post called My Aunts Memoir The reason I have always been capable definitely has to do with my Mother’s strength and determination. She taught me from the beginning that […]

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Small milestones

July 13, 2011

I had my best page view day yet. Almost 700! This was a small victory yet one that gave me great pleasure. When you are writing and working so hard it is difficult when you feel like you are writing into the great void. But I finally started having more interaction as well with my […]

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My Aunt’s Memoir

July 10, 2011

My Aunt Eleanor has just completed her memoir called Childhood Memories.  I plan on publishing a few excerpts from her memoir in this blog later.  The polio virus attacked her legs when she was 4 months old, leaving her on crutches until she was around 65.  During that time, she managed to hold a job, […]

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