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Community Quilt for Murfster35

If you are like me, you have thoroughly enjoyed reading Murfster35’s diaries about politics.  The man is funny and very, very sharp!  But what you may not know is that Murfster35 is medically retired.  There is something wrong that has curbed what he can do — and the doctors don’t know for sure what it is.

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Our Visit to Mother Emanuel AME Church

Our abiding gratitude goes to Gordon20024 for underwriting our trip to Charleston this past weekend — thank you, Archie!

Mother Emanuel display at Charleston, SC airport
From a display at the Charleston Airport, in honor of Mother Emanuel Church and the Emanuel 9

Ann and I made a flying visit to Charleston, SC this past week.  A lot of things did not go to plan — but we did get to see Gordon20024 (Archie) and The Marti for a little while on Friday.  Archie picked us up at the airport and took us to see Marti at her home (where we also met the kitties).   Unfortunately, an urgent phone call meant that he needed to turn around and go home right away.  He got us checked into a hotel before he had to go.

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Bill in Portland Maine

Bill in Portland Maine (colon cancer)

I know I am not alone in my shock.  I just learned Bill in Portland Maine has been in the hospital for several days.  He had an exploratory surgery last week because of persistent abdominal pain that he has been suffering for a long time now.

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The Marti

Our Marti is an uplifting presence at the heart of the Daily Kos community.  You will see her cheerful self in any of the social diaries throughout the day but most especially in the Pootie diaries. 

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