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CaliforniaPeggy's Journal
CaliforniaPeggy's Journal
January 30, 2013

Why We Fight--documentary made in 2005.

A most excellent film, one that I recommend highly.

From the IMDb website:

Is American foreign policy dominated by the idea of military supremacy? Has the military become too important in American life? Jarecki's shrewd and intelligent polemic would seem to give an affirmative answer to each of these questions.

Link to IMDb site:

January 28, 2013

Winter Sunset Tonight...

January 23, 2013

So my doc is happy with my progress.....but there's other stuff going on...

I'm so tired, and it seems as though it's that way most of the time...I felt pretty good this morning, though, and did some laundry!

Sometimes it's so hard to sleep. But I have trouble turning my thoughts off...getting really relaxed takes effort, odd as that may seem...

I'm really not left-handed, so eating is strenuous. Even drinking my coffee is harder because the table I use is set up for right handed use...

And the nightmares. Every night, a different one...last night I dreamed that someone was going to kill me. I woke myself up and then I sat up because I was thinking as long as I sat up, they couldn't hurt me...

Luckily, my husband was awake, and he comforted me till I relaxed...

So, yes, I'm doing better........but it's weird.

January 22, 2013


Well, I went to see my orthopedic surgeon today...

The wound looks good. My blood values are good at 11/32 (Hg/Hct.). I'm still weak and tired but patience grasshopper...

The sling/shoulder immobilizer stays on for 2 more weeks except for PT which will start in earnest tomorrow.

I am sticking my right hand out of the sling for some things, like typing!

Just thought all you good people might want to know...

January 20, 2013

From the Tar Sands Blockade Site on Facebook:

"Let's be the generation that finally frees America from the tyranny of oil." - Obama, 2008

Photo: "Let's be the generation that finally frees America from the tyranny of oil." - Obama, 2008 Photo: Obama touring TransCanada pipe yard, 2012.

January 17, 2013


i'm back and so glad to see all of you

i'm typing left-handed cause my right arm is a sling...just call me eecummings!

i'm tired and need a nap. so this will be short

everything went well in the surgery as my husband told you

the food was good and the coffee was great

i won't be able to answer each person but i will try if there are questions

love all of you

January 14, 2013

Once more, my dear friends.......Vibes for tomorrow's surgery, if you will!

I am cleared for takeoff...er, surgery, tomorrow.

Today I got my shattered teeth removed and temporary caps applied. Whew, thank goodness that's over! It's not painful, just tedious. My dentist is a very good man, and he takes excellent care of me!

Anyway, my surgeon knows all this, and it's cool.

My right shoulder hurts like hell, and it's time for it to be replaced. I am more than ready!

I know there will be anesthesia weirdness, and post-op weirdness, but that will pass, and I will heal...

Thank you all for standing by me...

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Name: Peggy
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Hometown: Manhattan Beach, CA
Home country: USA
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