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by William Martin

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desk for several weeks. And I caught up on the bills and went through stacks of mail and papers and magazines, in an effort to make room for the stacks that would arrive while I was incapacitated.

The perceptive reader may discern that I have a tendency toward workaholism. In newspaper tests that recommend therapy to those who place a check by as many as six of ten statements describing compulsive work habits, I seldom score less than eight and usually feel I could get a perfect score if I had thirty minutes to improve the test. As I filled several days with these mundane tasks, Patricia finally asked if I intended to work right up until she drove me to the hospital, or would I possibly consider going somewhere and spending a few days with her? As I have indicated, she takes the ending of eras seriously. Even if I recovered fully, we were facing a long dry spell and she clearly felt we needed to be banking some memories. She mentioned spending a few days at a luxury resort. We compromised by deciding to go back to Wimberley for one last pre-impotent weekend.

Sometime mid-week, Jeff called to say that, if we were agreeable, he and Samantha would like to meet us in Austin on Saturday, spend some time at Wimberley, visit Patricia's parents and several cousins in Austin for lunch on Sunday, and then fly back to L.A. in the afternoon. We were

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