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Peter J. Oszmann

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Books
· Jew Be or Not Jew Be; The Story of a Perpetual Alien


Short Stories
· Stories about my childhood, my Mother and her family.

· The Butterfly Effect (Repost) Revised

· A living, breathing abstract art…- (Satire)

· Christmas Miracles.

· The Anniversary.

· Traces In The Air - A story of Meaningful Coincidences.

· A Bar of Chocolate… and a Smile…

· You'll cry where no one will see you.

· Professor Somersault knows it all.

· Travel Diary USA - Canada. 1995.


Articles
· About the Book -“Remember Us”

· About dicks and arseholes.

· Dotcomology

· Bringing up kids.

· Blogito, ergo sum.

· 2 Blog Or Not 2 Blog.

· Terrorism, martyrdom: A "Jew-ish" perspective.

· Ruminations…

· Who needs Love?…

· Thoughts… just thoughts… Part 2


Poetry
· Once upon a time - Sonnet

· A stroll in the autumn glow - Sonnet

· Autumn Requiem

· Hallowed be Thy name…

· After sunset - Sonnet

· Why visit museums?

· Searching for your face in the clouds – Sonnet

· Ideal Man – Ideal Woman

· Tanabata - Sonnet

· A Moment On a Summer’s Day… - Sonnet

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News
· Magda's Daughter : A Hidden Child's Journey Home

· Author Interview at Phoenix Book Reviews.

· Review of "Jew Be or Not Jew Be; The Story of a Perpetual Alien" at Phoenix Book Reviews

· The Book "Jew Be or Not Jew" Be Available in the UK.

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Blogs by Peter J. Oszmann

Feeling adrift.
12/1/2007 9:46:34 AM



This year proved to be one of the most difficult years in my life.

For the past five years my wife had been fighting a brave and determined fight against cancer. Early this year she began loosing her fight and from February onward things went from bad to worse.

In the months of June and July she had been admitted to seven different hospitals in quick successions for examinations, minor surgery, scans, tests and treatment.

At home I was her sole carer and as she was loosing strength I dealt with all household chores as well as taking her to outpatient clinics, etc.

I had no time for blogging or anything else. I felt burned out.

In mid August she finally lost her fight and passed away in the early hours of the 15th of August, at home.

With that my life came to an abrupt halt too. Loosing a partner after 55 years of being together leaves a gigantic hole in ones life, that is impossible to fill.

I am still numb from the loss and find it very hard to focus, to concentrate on anything other than the bare essentials. On a day-to-day basis I cope in a fashion, but I feel "adrift" like a castaway.

I have no idea how long it will take to get back to a semblance of normality; others, with same or similar experiences tell me it can take a long time.

I sign in here at AD once in a while, but I seem to have lost direction… at least for the time being…


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More Blogs by Peter J. Oszmann
• Back to Bloging… and about diet and slimming… - Sunday, September 21, 2008
•  Feeling adrift. - Saturday, December 01, 2007  
• Fantastic Selection of Instant Digital Downloads. - Saturday, April 14, 2007
• Dotcomology - Sunday, April 16, 2006
• Blogito, ergo sum. - Saturday, December 17, 2005
• 2 Blog Or Not 2 Blog. - Friday, December 09, 2005
• About retiring from retirement. - Friday, October 07, 2005
• Retiring from retirement - Wednesday, December 22, 2004
• Pressure and time constraints. - Wednesday, August 18, 2004
• Why I am at AD and what am I doing or not doing here? - Sunday, August 24, 2003


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