A Caregiver’s Story …. Alive for 88 Years

  Alive on this earth for 88 years. I cannot begin to fathom the changes mom witnessed over the years. From being a child of the depression to the information age. From living a simple life on a farm to instant everything. Every year, I have asked mom what she would like for dinner and dessert on […]


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Out To the Woods, Also

How does that nursery rhyme go?  “To market, to market, to buy a fat hog…”  Well, I am not off to procure a pig but it is ten in the morning and still, I am not beating the rising heat index. I have whistled for Sadie and we are headed out to the state forest that abuts […]

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Warning, Article With Language – Reblog

I have gotten so tired of articles that dictate what a woman of a certain age should or should not be wearing.  As the title suggest, there is language in it.   Source: 24 Things Women Over 30 Should Wear

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A Caregiver’s Story….. Opposites

Sometimes care giving is hard. Sometimes my best isn’t good enough. Sometimes I fail as a daughter. Sometimes I fail as a compassionate human being. Mom and I have a hard time communicating  during stressful discussions. Our communication styles are different. She is reserved and keeps things in.  I am passionate and want things resolved.  I […]


The art of reduction – Reblog

It occurred to me when I ordered up a tall blond. I rarely go to Starbucks, preferring my own coffee. But today, my power went out in the early morning. The Starbucks drive-through was my option. A… Source: The art of reduction