Category Archives: foreign news

Healing

everyone tells me to be brave…..think happy thoughts… I’m just trying to get through the minutes of the day… It has been 2 months since dad died…..everyone wants plans for the future… I’m just happy to take a walk and … Continue reading

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DD or Starbuck’s

time for a break… not going to happen… sweetmelissa is going to visit… here today, gone tomorrow… no one really cares…. waiting for the winter air to rush on in…. hope the cold air will erase the past… too many … Continue reading

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My dad…the glider pilot

Dad was a glider pilot…..I know so little….. He talks about his family and his future …he is 97…. The men of history are made of heart and stone….. Their courage were guts and their lives were an adventure… Dad … Continue reading

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Compassion

A surprise death…..took me by surprise….hardly knew him, however, he was extended family…. I guess it is a sign of the future……I took time to smile today…. How do we make it through the day? Find time to smile and … Continue reading

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Memories, March Madness and Raymond

i’m getting punched in the face today with rain and memories… i just read an amazing post which encouraged all of us to live in the moment… it gets much easier as we get older to live in the moment … Continue reading

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Sweet Melissa

sweet Melissa is here….she is real and my breath…. sweet Melissa is an angel…she she brings the past, the present and the future and makes it all real…. sweet Melissa makes decisions…she smiles….she laughs…..she is loved… she is beautiful with … Continue reading

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Turning Back Time?

in writing this blog i hope to help myself….it was my mantra at the time. i’m not sure if i’m helping myself or if i’m diving deeper into the reality of depression and/or life. i started my journey at the … Continue reading

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Coping …all in a day….

i’m going to try hard to be the best i can be …. there is hardship in my life now, however, i have a house over my head… i’m going to look for one good thing a day to pay … 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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I just never knew….

I just never knew….I never knew….I never knew it would be this hard…..who would have thought. Birth, life and death. I dealt with life, however, death is getting in the way. Dad is 96 and looks 55….he loves politics, quiz … Continue reading

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