Category Archives: Holidays

Ugly or Pretty Grief

i am dealing with the ugliness of grief as my dad recently died.  The dark side of grief leaves you empty, alone, feeling as if you are crazy and suicidal.  The pretty side of grief allows you to talk with … Continue reading

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Is Anyone Alive Out there?

That is pretty much it……where are the siblings, extended family and friends when you need them? Life goes on….I know, however, one day we will all be old..IF we are so lucky to live into our 90’s. I’m a caregiver … Continue reading

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Make me laugh

Make me laugh… Make me smile….. Let me know I’m not alone…. Tomorrow time for Starbucks

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Magical Mom

mom….you are my Bruce Springsteen. you rock, you are a star and the magic of your words always made a difference in our lives. you’ve always been consistent in bringing us up…..you were a parent and played at being a … 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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Just Another Day

I jumped up today with good thoughts, MSNBC and paying it forward around the house….. did my daughter deeds while mom was blasting II Divo and I countered with Bruce…no one won! the stress started building so I kept Bruce … 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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Caregiving and Jeopardy

caregiving is the loneliest job in the world….. I try to find laughter along the way… everyone thinks they know…..they don’t…. just don’t try and lose weight along the way….don’t think you’ll find time to get your roots done…. get … Continue reading

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Friends on St. Patrick’s Day

People are gathering in town for St. Patty’s Day Parade….another year of floats, marching bands and pride…..I’m learning to take the annual tradition in stride… The clouds are billowing….it is cold and windy…yet, Spring should be right around the corner? … Continue reading

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