Happy Birthday to Jan Sikes who had an accident and is temporarily out of commission. Please join me in sending some love and healing energy Jan’s way.

Writing and Music

Hello, fellow bloggers and followers. I apologize that I have not visited your beautiful blog sites this week, but I had a terrible accident last Sunday night. I fell here in my apartment and fractured ribs. I had to be taken to the ER by ambulance and I am pretty much out of commission. Today is better and hopefully tomorrow will be even better. But, I am missing your stories and your musings.

I will get caught back up eventually, but this is going to be slow healing, especially at 68. I spent my birthday in pain, but still I count my blessings. At least this is a temporary setback and I’ll be good as new within six to eight weeks.

I just felt compelled to tell you that I haven’t forsaken you.

I value you! And I’ll be back! I promise!

For now, I’ve turned off comments as I…

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My Left Foot

House Bound

I’ve got a big fat cast on my left foot that extends all the way up to the knee. I twisted the ankle on a photo shoot and tore a tendon.

So in a way the cast is like an award for being a klutz, well done.

I haven’t even worn the cast a whole day and I feel bloated.

My body wants exercise and it wants exercise now.

My focus in life is not blogging as much as my photo shoots.

I can spend hours looking for odd juxtapositions and random moments of natural beauty.

So here I am.

I’ve decided that I will use the crutches for exercise and maybe, just maybe, I can go for short hops and use the camera in my cell phone.

In the meantime I will have the time to pay closer attention to the blog, to learn more about how to integrate Twitter…and to perhaps go back to Flickr, which I’ve set aside while I learn Word Press.

I go back to the doc on April 25th.

That’s when the cast is supposed to come off.

Only thirty more days to go…