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Dad

my heart breaks every day as I miss your friendship, laughter, wisdom and soul.  I promise I’ll turn my sadness into smiles as I think of the goodness you brought to the world…the opportunities you gave me to flourish….the siblings … Continue reading

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Dad

Dad, thank you for being my hero… Dad, thank you for being my strength… Dad, thank you for giving me the opportunity to travel the world… Dad, thank you for teaching me the future is our strength, never look back… … Continue reading

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Pretty and Helpless

it is hard to write again….dad will be 97 next Monday ….he is doing better than I… he is my magic….he makes me laugh and yet I’m scared of the inevitable… caregiving has taken away my confidence…I use to feel … Continue reading

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Dear Dad…

today was special …..when I said good morning to dad he told me he likes it when I come in.,,,it makes him feel special… it touched my heart….I’m in a tough position…..that of a caregiver and that of a daughter … Continue reading

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Throw back Thursday!

the birds are singing, the flowers are blossoming, the gardeners are mowing already and it feels like winter outside… I’ll look back on these days with fondness as I complain about the heat in the summer and scream for my … Continue reading

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Obama – Care and Me

I don’t really know where to begin…..happiness is really in the eye of the beholder. I was so pleased to receive my good news from the doctor; my mammography ended up being negative….another year of relief. How did our mom’s … Continue reading

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Andrea Peyser

soo unfortunate Andrea Peyser chose to crucify PSH….. she said he wasn’t a victim and controlled his own life…. guess she doesn’t “get” addiction and/or disease… guess she hasn’t lost anyone to addiction….. guess she doesn’t understand the concept of … Continue reading

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Dallas does New York

Watching the Giants…..Dallas really is a drag. Been a tough day…Moe wasnt feeling great.Neighborly gestures were made….kindness entered the house. Sunday’s bring me back to childhood….put everything off until the afternoon thinking Monday would never come. So many thoughts….want to … Continue reading

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The Past

i read a colleague’s blog — he talked about the importance of nostalgia in one’s life. it reinforced my past and present and supported my thoughts that i’ll be o.k. i live in the past right now as i try … Continue reading

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Mr. Mandela

I knew the passing of Nelson Mandela was imminent, however, i didnt realize the impact it would have on me…..I am in awe of his grace, dignity, power and life…. I was living in D.C. When he was released…..i remember … Continue reading

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