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All else being equal, most people agree that the longer a story is, the more you’re allowed to charge for it. A good barometer for all of this is a simple word count… Continue reading

2018 is 1/3 Over.


Welcome to May, 2018 The year is 1/3 over, we’ve been through (most of U.S.) a hard winter (except my Island) and a wet beginning to Spring. There is either snow, rain or… Continue reading

2018 First Quarter Almost Over


2018’s first quarter is almost over, we have one week to examine our resolutions, determine where we are and what or if our goals are the same or have changed. Taking stock of… Continue reading

Happy 49th Birthday to Me!


Happy to reach 49 years today. Nothing else to be said.

Two Types of Alport Syndrome


#AlportSyndrome has two types: Juvenile and Adult Onset. Juvenile can be from birth to about age 30. Adult Onset can be from about age 40 and up. Both lead to ESRD (End Stage… Continue reading

March is My Birthday Month!


March is my Birthday Month! I’ll be 49 on March 12, a milestone I’m quite proud of, because twenty years ago, I learned my Kidney’s were failing due to Alport Syndrome, as described in… Continue reading

Grief


Moving on from a loved one is never easy. I’ve lost people close to me, my Mom, Friends, Ex-Husbands and it is never easy. The stages of grief, Denial, Anger, Bargaining, Depression and… Continue reading

Half-way Through February


Congratulations to everyone for getting through the decade of January (honestly, the month was long) and breezing through February. On my little island, we’re having 40s/50s days, thankfully, breezy and chilly at times.… Continue reading

My Two Boys


Thanks to my new Island community, my two boys, Bobcat (brown) 15 and Boots (black) 14, are at the Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor! There are too many people to thank, so… Continue reading

1,337 Likes on brickoneil.com


WOOT! Feels great, getting 1,337 likes on brickoneil.com/blog! Not bad for an unknown blog and over 8 years. #Grateful!

Happy February!


We made it through the long year of January. Honestly, did January feel like it dragged for months to anyone else? February is finally here, the shortest month to slog through. Hat tip… Continue reading