The Unexpected Present

Often a miracle is defined by things that we don’t expect to happen– It’s the unexpected present that we must deal with

Yuri’s Near-Death Experience became a sojourn of the subconscious, a Captain Fantastic journey, during the fight of his life for his life without knowing it was hanging by a thread. It’s like standing on the edge and coming back from the precipice with Yuri Notes.

Silver Lining at Rainbow’s End

Who’s On First? What’s On Second?

Flaws In Modern Medicine

It’s a blog to remember


Silver Lining at Rainbow’s End

There’s a silver lining in the dark clouds. There’s a rainbow at some point. Yuri is coming through this latest attack of a Monster that caught us off guard but is now under control.
Abbot and Costello

Who’s On First? What’s On Second?

On the seventh day in the hospital, Yuri was breathing hard and moved to the ICU where we were told he has to be intubated. I already knew the answer, Yuri said flat out, No. It would mean the end of the line
st george

Flaws In Modern Medicine

May is a beautiful month. Yuri wanted to be in the moment with Springtime. He worked so hard to come back playing his violin, in public, on stage. But the Monster returned and he’s back in ICU
House team

Another Unexpected Mystery Malady

I feel I am in the TV series House, where there is a new medical mystery, unforeseen and potentially life-threatening circumstances, addressing Yuri’s malady like a Sherlock Holmes team of forensic specialists. Inflammation.
Pysanky Trio

A True Spring Moment, Rebirth and Renewal

A year ago, it’s unimaginable that Yuri was almost killed by a spike protein. No one asked about underlying health issues like having only one kidney or gave us any indication that such a severe reaction to the Pfizer mRNA vaccine is possible.
La Cucina Jazz

A Jazz For Ukraine Concert

We drove in the continuous torrential downpour to the Deer Head Inn for a fundraiser, Jazz Concert for Ukraine raising funds supporting humanitarian relief for the people of Ukraine.
CK+YT @Woodstock

Telling Our Story

We find a purpose in life, not just a lifestyle to live by, taking on life’s challenges with words, music, time stamps and postcards.

Air Guitar Wedding

Who, What, Why Is This Happening?