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.

Rooted in Life, Rooted in Love

Wild Thing, Yuri Makes My Heart Sing

World Cup and Jersey’s Own Music Dynasty

It’s a blog to remember

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Rooted in Life, Rooted in Love

Reunions are joyful occasions, especially with loved ones. Having loved ones around for the sad life moments may be the only way one can get through tough emotional times
Nellie Birdwatcher

Wild Thing, Yuri Makes My Heart Sing

It’s New Year’s Eve. Yuri tells me at breakfast how much he wants to play music again. That one sentence makes my heart sing.
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World Cup and Jersey’s Own Music Dynasty

A week of watching the World Cup brought us to the table to write Christmas cards, a tradition I don’t think I will ever give up. The first snowfall continues into this late afternoon, and the gray light seems softer as we get closer to the winter solstice's shortest day of the year.
Yuri and Pat Guadagno

The Prognosis: Music Is the Best Medicine

An impromptu visit by Pat Guadagno, Jersey’s Own troubadour, and Yuri’s longtime music compadre open a forensic study on how and why Yuri was hit by ANCA vasculitis.
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Q. How’s Yuri Doing? A. He’s Doing Well

Our many friends out there are asking, How’s Yuri doing? The answer is, he’s doing well. Yesterday was five months since I got him home from the hospital without going to rehab.
Kinderhook Farewell

Last Tango in Aberdeen Let It Shine

There will always be a recalling of an event when an immense upheaval creates a collective memory for all times.
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.

HOW IT STARTED
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Who, What, Why Is This Happening?

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