Monthly Archives: July 2011


David and I have been home for five days now, and have actually been having fun.  My sister and brother-in-law came for dinner on Friday night, we climbed Mt. Garfield yesterday (which remained in a cloud for the entire time … Continue reading

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Sleep Postscript

This is too hilarious.  Apparently this was my 215th post, which brought me to a WordPress page when I hit the publish button.  Suggesting ways for me to bring more traffic to my blog, there was a list of possible … Continue reading

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I don’t know when or how my insomnia started last night, all I know is that I was up at 1:00 a.m., taking more meds and eating corn chips and I feel undernourished in the sleep node of my brain … Continue reading

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David Baird Coursin, MD

David Baird Coursin, MD, loving husband of Elizabeth (Betty), father of David (Grace), Daniel Flynn (Kitty), Douglas, and Robb (deceased), father-in-law of Laura (deceased), Marti, and Laurie, and grandfather of Melia, Drew, Mackenzie, and Owen, passed away on July 22, with his family at his bedside. He was an extraordinary man, role model, and scholar. Baird married … Continue reading

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More Roses

There are two beds of roses in the court yard of the Hospice House in Lancaster.  The roses are an island of color and reliably circular form in the blazing heat and sunlight outside.  Inside the Hospice House it’s cool … Continue reading

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Rose Bush

We’re back in Lancaster.  David’s father is failing, so after two days at home, we loaded up the car and headed south again.  Walking into the house last night, I noticed the rose bush by the back porch door. When … Continue reading

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Squam Lake Haiku

Flies dimple still lake Shore pines drape gray granite rocks Late sun sings summer.

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