Category Archives: thoughts

Say a prayer for Michael Brown

To whom it may concern…..we are all going to get old… To whom it may concern…..I don’t wear as much makeup as I use to… To whom it may concern….I don’t wear a bikini anymore…. To whom it may concern….I … Continue reading

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I wanna hold your hand!

role reversal is a blessing and a bitch.. I get to hold my dad’s hand every day as I ease him through the day… I remember the safety I felt as he held my hand growing up… he held my … 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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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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Iraq

Really!? 300 Advisors being deployed……that started the mess the first time. Thank you 41, 43….the madness doesn’t stop….. The Office of the Presidency brings out the worst in our leaders…

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Jeopardy and the man

so proud of dad…..96 years old and he knew final jeopardy tonight dad is sweet…..doesn’t have the condescending attitude of Alex….. dad is still curious and loves learning and listening. I’m also proud of my dad ad d-day approaches….he was … Continue reading

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Saturday Starbuck’s

every time I walk through the doors of a Starbuck’s I feel at home …call me crazy…..the smells, the people, the intensity of the order jolts me with a rush that only hits me at a Springsteen concert. i gather … Continue reading

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Dream a little dream

I haven’t written in a few days…..I’ve had a lot to say…just don’t know how to say it….. I want to laugh, scream and yell from the roof….it will be o.k.! I’d also like to scream after watching 2 hours … Continue reading

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Rebirth

Easter gift…..geranium…..so beautiful …. Rebirth….. Think happy and know we can start over….. I’m tired….I need the beauty of rebirth….. I will seek compassion and support with friends…. Bruce would make me so happy…..

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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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