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The Club

The past month, since I’ve been home, has been rough. New medicines, new challenges and the constant worry as to whether I’m feeling symptoms of recovery or decline. I’m still not sure. But what I can say is the last two

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Reporting Live From Hell

This is Loren Nancarrow, reporting live from hell… The hospital has a lot of devices — most of them meant to inflict pain. They say they’ll help you — but they hurt you. To say I’ve been poked and prodded

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Left in the Dust

It’s been a rough few weeks. Our road trip to the Northwest was beautiful but I was limited in my ability to get around, so Susie had to do more than her share (and she did so gladly). Part of

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The Pinball

Central Oregon Waldport, 100 miles North of Coos Bay. I’ve learned what it’s like to be an inanimate object recently — specifically, a pinball. I awoke in the middle of the night and discovered the right side of my body

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Girl Talk

***CLICK PLAY BELOW TO HEAR LOREN READ ALONG*** BREAKING NEWS: I’ve become a chick. Please excuse the un-evolved reference but seriously, I need some man time. I need some knuckle bumping, beer guzzling, sports watching man time. I worked on a news

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The Sign Off

***CLICK PLAY BELOW TO HEAR LOREN READ ALONG*** Walter Cronkite signed off the same way every night: “And that’s the way it is.” Paul Harvey had his own “…[pause]…[pause]…[pause]…good day!” There was Edward R. Murrow’s famous “Good night and good luck.” Even

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A Blown Fuse and Safe Harbor

An Update From Susie: Sea Lions barking outside, the sound of water clipping the shore as we rest in Morro Bay. Living in the moment. Loren had fluid drained from his brain on Thursday and was released on Saturday. We

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