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Weekend Getaway

Palm Desert, CA

Next weekend, I will leave town for the weekend and spend some time with my brother in Palm Desert while Martine holds down the fort in L.A. The desert is nice this time of year, and I look forward to spending some time with Dan. I’d like to see the houses he is building and just spend some quality family time. While I am there, I will hold off on posting new blogs.

I need a short respite from my problems with Martine. Things may wind up all right in the long run (I hope). Over the last eight weeks, however, I have been stressed mostly by worrying about what would happen to Martine if she decided to be homeless by choice. In our culture, I see nothing good coming out of that. Even when this country pays lip service to the homeless, that’s about all they can expect. A large percentage of them are violent bums (what the Elizabethans called “sturdy beggars,” who commit all sorts of crimes—especially on the persons of helpless homeless women).

5 thoughts on “Weekend Getaway

  1. Enjoy the desert Jim. Yes, it’s so lovely this time of year.
    That’s my go-to place for spiritual rejuvenation. Take good care of yourself.

  2. Enjoy your trip, Jim. Maybe having the apartment to herself while you’re away will help Martine put your “messiness” in perspective and realize you’re not really messy after all.

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