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Understandable *NM* Larry Send a noteboard - 18/02/2017 01:26:33 PM

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and her life expectancy was less than a year. I stopped everything except caring for my wife. When she was up to it we played cards or else we just talked. A solitary pursuit like reading seemed selfish, like taking away from the limited time we had left.

Then about a six weeks ago, she asked me why I never went to the library (which is across the street from our house. I explained and she said, so read when I'm sleeping. D'uh.

It took me three or four days to take her up on it. I've read ten books since then.


Illusions fall like the husk of a fruit, one after another, and the fruit is experience. - Narrator, Sylvie

Je suis m├ęchant.
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