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Apr 18, 2016 - March 17, 2016

March 17, 2016 I am at my favourite chai walla at Baba Singh market. It’s the same market when I had the first seizure with the new brain tumor. I showed Cara the spot. All the shop keepers remembered me. Everyone was smiling. Everyone in Karol Bagh asks me how I am feeling. I have met everyone except Subash, Raju and Girish. Girish came by but I was too tried to see him. It’s about 6am Cara is still sleeping. We went to the dentist yesterday. I could barely deal with the pain. Her office was in her house. She did not want to lance the...

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Apr 18, 2016 - March 16, 2016

March 16, 2016 Back in Delhi – It feels very good to be home. It is only 2.30am. I thought it was much later 5.30am. I was going to go for my morning Kasarat (exercise). There are no chai wallas this early. There are only dogs a rickshaw pullers either sleeping on the ground or in there rickshaws. Cara is still in bed. And an old women sweeping in front of her house. A dog has come up to me. He is not one of the dogs I know. He was friendly enough. The abscess above my front tooth is very painful. I must get in lanced today. I love India...

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Apr 18, 2016 - Adult language

I always gotta post this lest I appear to give a fuck. Adult Language Freud discovered that in every culture there are words which are considered taboo: words that are rarely spoken aloud, but, when they are, produce a dynamic and sometimes emotional and judgmental of the reader of the writer’s character. For those of you who don’t know me or have not known me for long, I use these words. Why? Because I am brutally honest…period…full stop. Honest in my feelings as I see it and as I feel it and as I write it. While not given a place in...

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Apr 18, 2016 - March 18, 2016

March 18, 2016 I went back to the dentist yesterday. The puss pocket is finishing. I am still on anti-biotics to kill the rest of it. I still have a cavity that needs work. The dentist wanted to give me three root canals and a bunch of fillings and told me Brad Labreque’s was shit. I am not going back to her. I will have a dentist at Apollo do the work. We were up at 5.30 walking. It was still dark. We walked several blocks down Amal Khan Rd. There is a nice park there. We walked around it several times. When we got back Cara laid down. I...

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Apr 18, 2016 - March 19, 2016

March 19, 2016 We left Karol Bagh to go to Apollo at about 11am. We spent about 45 minutes at the hospital. We returned to CP around 4.30-4.45 hours travel time. All was done via autorickshaw. The total cost without tips was 550 Rs. Can$11.00. Delhi is a big city. The traffic was hell. The hospital is on Mathura Road. The highway South to Mathura and then Agra and the Taj. I have been to Agra five times now and witnessed the vessel four times. On the fifth voyage I could not be bothered. Not that the Taj should not be viewed, admired and...

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Apr 18, 2016 - March 23, 2016

March 23, 2016 Every Kingfisher beer I have had thus far has been expired. Got a shave yesterday. And a Mohawk. I was concerned how it was going to go down in the colony. Everyone loves it….100% everyone loves it. I sure wish Cara had a phone. I am a The Bohime Bar just down the street. The owner told me the rent is one lac per month. Rs.1,00,000/- his name is Santosh. Tomorrow is Holi. Manish wants us to hang out with him and his friends. I don’t know. India and Bangladesh are playing cricket this afternoon. They have hookah’s at this...

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Apr 18, 2016 - March 25, 2016

March 25, 2016 5.30am. Just out for a morning walk Cara is sleeping in. We didn’t celebrate Holi yesterday. Manish was hoping we would hang out him and his friends. I wasn’t feeling so shit hot. Everything was closed. I am at the same chai walla as usual in Guru Nanak market. Oh fuck me does he ever have good chai this morning. What to do today? As usual nothing. I am tired. I didn’t get to bed until 11 or 12. I should visit Girish today. It’s starting to get hot. It will be 37 today. Time to run to the hills. I returned to the hotel...

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Apr 18, 2016 - March 20, 2016

March 20, 2016 7.30 didn’t walk today nor yesterday. I slept all day yesterday. I have an appointment with the doctor today. At 11.30. Before that I need to go to the ATM, exchange my three ring binder for a two ring binder [I cannot find a three ring hole punch], pick up my glasses and pick up my new business cards. We will leave Karol Bagh around 9.00. I had a filling fall out the other night. Have to find another dentist. Just got back from the hospital. We spoke to Dr. S.K. Sogani Senior Consultant-Neurosurgery Apollo Super Specialty...

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Apr 18, 2016 - March 21, 2016

March 21,2016 I have met almost everyone I know in Karol Bagh. There are some taxi walla’s who I don’t know by name that still say hi to me. I must cancel my MRI in Canada and my appointment with Dr. Tevendale. She is the doctor that checks me over. So I am fit enough for chemo. A lab to get my blood work done before I get my chemo. I went to Subash’s pharmacy today and spoke with his brother. He can order the Temolozide. I also ordered dialantin and some none medicinal stuff. I don’t start the chemo until April 3rd. I met a partner of...

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Feb 22, 2016 - LOST PHONE!

Yesterday my Samsung smart phone was lost/stolen/went missing. I noticed it's absence on the Delhi metro when I felt my pants pocket - empty. It was a packed car - this was returning from INR, and it had been equally packed going as well. My suspicion is that a man standing close to me (we were crushed together) who acted friendly, asking "where from" when I first got on, he got off the very next stop. Who knows? It was my fault having it with me in such circumstances. Before leaving the G.H. I had considered leaving either camera or phone,...

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Feb 19, 2016 - Bus to Delhi

2/19 Bus to Delhi after breakfast at Malt & Co.(The Piccadilly.) Easy walk to the bus station not more than 10 minutes.  Got there by 10:30 a.m. and immediately got on state bus (215 rupees each) which left for Delhi w/in 5 minutes. The driver at first struck me as even more reckless than the last one but as we continued I watched the driver and he was very focused on his driving! This does not mean we did not experience close calls, but it seemed to me that the bus was almost an extension of himself! Needless to say it was a typical bus...

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Feb 18, 2016 - Observations Re: Western India

)First off, after we arrived in Delhi I read an Indian newspaper which reported demonstrations by Jap peoples who wanted quotas which would give them more jobs and entries into schools. Demonstrations turned violent in one city where the army was called in and 10 demonstrators were killed the day we were on the bus into Delhi going through the state of Haryana. See map. We had seen military being unloaded at one point. We've seen military lots of places here in the West of India so thought nothing of it. 2)Another story in the same paper...

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