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Same dragon, different day.

I took my uncle to his physical therapy appointment yesterday. It rained on the way to pick him up, then on the way to the medical center, and it was still raining as I unloaded his lightweight transport chair from the trunk of my car. Not complaining, though–I love rain! An aside: This chair is …

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Oh, my. It’s storming outside the window. Rain is pummeling the roof, spattering against the window-glass, driven by the wind. It’s hitting the ground so hard it’s bouncing back up three feet into the air, creating a waist-level mist. Tree branches drip and sway. Everything is moving in the storm, reveling in the much-needed water. …

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“If aches and pains are like a light summer rain, arthritis is like a storm, and rheumatoid arthritis is like a hurricane.” –from “Conquering Rheumatoid Arthritis” by William Bensen, Wynn Bensen, and Martin H. Atkinson What an elegant description! Now, maybe this sentence didn’t stun you like it did me when I read it for …

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