Well, the Red Wings sure wanted to make this last regular season game interesting, didn’t they? Sheesh. It’s nice to get a victory over the Avalanche to close the season, but I still don’t think it’s going to matter much. Honestly, at this point I’m just hoping the Wings go down to the Stars, because the Stars are probably the most respected team in the same league as the Red Wings at this point. And hey, the Tigers are back up to .500 … for…

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I don’t even want to think about how long I’ve been online right now. My father went up north to the hospital again earlier tonight, and may stay up there for the night. Hopefully things aren’t too rough for him, because I can’t imagine what this must be like for him. My father and grandfather always had a very strong bond, and having that bond slowly slip away from him these past few months has obviously been taking its toll on him. In an effort…

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My grandfather’s now in the emergency room, and as if his prostate cancer didn’t make him weak enough already, he now has pneumonia as well. My father went up to see him, along with his other sons, last night, and at this point he’s become almost entirely unresponsive. I don’t think he’s going to make it through the weekend, if even that. I almost have this perverse sense of anxiety, of just wanting this all to end. My grandfather’s been suffering for the past nine…

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About a half-hour ago one of my uncles called around to tell everyone that my paternal grandfather has lost the ability to speak and swallow, so I’m guessing that his time has finally come. My father’s driving up to the hospital now while Mom and Sis are in the living room eating Wendy’s and probably doing what they can to take their mind off of things. It’s not like we haven’t known this moment would come for a long time now, but that doesn’t make…

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Hey, five thousand hits on the .org, that’s cool. Actually, this is the second time we’ve hit that number, because Interland had to restore the server my site’s on from a backup recently, and in the process wiped out about 1,400 hits from my counter file. (And also reset my front page and journal index, hiding two journal updates I’d put up. Thankfully the original journal files were still on, and I just had to redo the indexes.) But we’re back up to five thousand…

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