APRIL 24–“The timeless, repetitive waiting.”

Well, today marks one year on the transplant list. On April 24, 2014, Caitlin wrote a blog post about what was ahead. And what was ahead has turned out to be a very long wait. I was telling a friend that it reminds me of the beautiful show and Pulitzer Prize-winning book, (TALES OF THE) […]

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MARCH 24–Synchronicities

Synchronicities—so many of them. Including the fact that Caitlin’s from-Maine boyfriend’s grandmother grew up in Pittsburgh. Today we discovered “Polish Hill,” where Andrew’s great-grandfather owned and operated a drugstore, right next to where that red awning is. Caitlin’s great-grandfather in Massachusetts was also a druggist. Our address in Boston is Staniford Street, #16. Our address […]

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MARCH 15–Winter to Spring

Today marks three months here, but this beautiful painting, which our wonderful friend, Stephanie Danforth, recently painted and sent to Caitlin, reminds us that spring is imminent, and that every day spent waiting means one fewer day to wait. PS: If you want to follow this blog, just click +Follow, down to the right, and […]

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NOVEMBER 19–Saturday Afternoon

Last weekend, something happened that made me starkly aware of just how much someone has to lose in order for us to gain. Our house is on a busy road, on a bad corner. Long ago we erected a large fence along the front. We sound-proofed our walls. We turned the focus of the house […]

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