Category Archives: Paula Vanzetti

Self-Care, Mothering, More on Cognitive Dissonance (plus Cornea Transplant)

Pardon me while I collect my thoughts.  I have several competing notions, all vying for the spotlight.  As I was shuffling the quizzical stockpile of flickering thought-gasps, I stumbled upon this article: The inspiration for Norman Bates? Alfred Hitchcock pictured … Continue reading

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Being a Daddy

There’s one thing that can’t be stolen: memories.  For the bad memories, this is a curse, but for the good memories it is a blessing.  Or perhaps together, they make this montage called Life? In any case, my wife had … Continue reading

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Bits and Bobs and Games and Airplanes

Before I explain the above photo, a couple of bits and bobs…. “…to have and to hold, from this day forward, for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, until death us do part.” Beautiful … Continue reading

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Truth Be Told

This is possibly the last post I will write on my wife, further developments aside, or at least one specific future development.  Very shortly after I met my wife, Paula Simmons Khier Vanzetti What’s-Her-Name on Facebook in July of 2009, … Continue reading

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Paula Simmons and Domestic Violence

I saw this article in the Mirror and it brought back memories:  Domestic abuse victim devises cunning plan to get help – by phoning up for takeaway pizza.  Be sure to read the transcript of the 999 call and watch … Continue reading

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Trust, Doubt, and Certainty

Trust, from Merriam-Webster: trust noun \ˈtrəst\ : belief that someone or something is reliable, good, honest, effective, etc. trust verb \ˈtrəst\ : to believe that someone or something is reliable, good, honest, effective, etc. : to have confidence in (someone … Continue reading

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The Truth Will Prevail: Things Happen for a Reason

I have had the most amazing day!!!  Something I never dreamed would happen, but it did…  But before I get into what happened, a few meanderings if you’ll put up with them.  This first bit is for Claire. Just to … Continue reading

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