Category Archives: Just Another Day

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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Sweet Bill

sweet mr. Bill made my day…..I was doing a few errands for mojo….I ran into bill…. he is a caregiver and a good person….told me his story on the fly…. don’t feel as alone…..there are good people out there in … Continue reading

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Strawberries and the Beach

summer in the country should he peaceful…. chaos is boiling around me…. I walk to the ocean to find solace… it makes me smile to buy the fresh strawberries, blueberries, and cherries…. the clutter in my life has to be … Continue reading

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A little bit crazy, a little bit rock and roll…

I’m thankful for the day… I’m watching “friends” I’m in emotional pain, however, fighting the need to give in… Ross and Rachel are making me laugh… I’ve discovered green smoothies… I’m going to build my strength to find peace…. getting … Continue reading

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Freaky Friday Rambling

rain, migraine, tulips not the day for my spring wardrobe invasion into house by those who think they care… Barbara Walters continues the long good by… wanted to b her when I was little met my goal ….almost let’s all … Continue reading

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Monica Lewinsky and the madness…

good for you monica….you have a voice and you have used it…. shame on andrea peyser and the new york post for shaping history once again…. having worked at The White House, i remain fascinated as to how this affair … 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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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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Starbucks Caregiver

I don’t get it….it is beautiful out…. the birds are singing, sun is shining and the smell of spring is in the air… I’m watching the freedom outdoors as I struggle to find support for my parents…. the bird singing … 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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