Friday, November 18, 2011


Today I must decide whether to call an ambulance to get Deb to the hospital. She has developed an inability to walk at all. Don't know why...I spent the last couple of days building a ramp with scrap wood around here to help her get in and out of the rig, instead of the Camping World steps that we originally used. She can barely get up and down the ramp with my help. I am truly worried. I will get her there one way or another.
  I originally thought that this blog/journal would be a series of wonderful photos of the journey west, the seeking of a quiet mind, and the peace that would entail. So it would seem. But my life, my struggle to find my soul is not coming easily. I would never abandon Deb, my wife, as so often happens when one spouse becomes extremely disabled. Deb seeks the same things I do. And burned into my grey matter is one phrase that I keep repeating to myself consciously and unconsciously is No man left behind.
  Those that follow me on this blog, I truly thank. It's my connection to the outside world and other like-minded folks. In my opinion, the salt of the earth. But it's no travelogue. And not for the faint of heart. The photo above is Deb from a quieter time, on the beach in Florida. Taken about 3 months ago.


  1. Hi, Guy and Deb

    Sorry to hear about Deb's latest physical challenge. I'd suggest you check on senior services available where you are. Some state agencies provide transportation to and from medicazl facilities if you request it.

    Bob (aka stude53)

  2. Better days are coming, Guy!

    I agree with, Bob. I know here, in very rural AZ, where so many of our services have been cut we can still get a ride to a medical facility (it doesn't matter what age you are)

    Cyndi & Stumpy @ RVly Ever After

  3. I have no advice. I will do what I can and that is to pray for you and Deb.

  4. Sorry to hear about your wife. Are you taking her there in the camper? I would think at the hospital they have people who would assist Deb out of the camper.

  5. Thank you all for your concern. I did call an ambulance and got Deb to the hospital. Had help getting her back, too. She is now in the rig, sleeping for the first time in days. She is very medicated. The jury is still out on the prognosis.

  6. Stopped by for the first time to check your blog, and I'm sorry to hear about her difficulties. Will keep her in our prayers. Jerry

  7. Hi guy, I just stopped by due to a link from another blog and joined so I can follow your blog.
    First...welcome home brother! I am a 64-65 Tonkin Gulf Gulf Yacht Club veteran and honor your service. Thank you.
    Secondly, You and your lady, Deb, are in my thoughts and prayers and I wish her a speedy recovery and the both of you many more blessings as you follow your Path....

  8. Thank you, Brian..checked out your blog..neat stuff! "Gulf yacht club member" (ha ha)! Welcome home to you too, brother!