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A Caregiver’s Story…. Update to A Body at Rest

Mom went in for her initial evaluation at the physical therapist. I thought mom did really well. And despite that the exercise, at times, left her trying to catch her breath, she appeared to enjoy herself. In trying to get in better physical health, don’t we all experience breathlessness with activity we aren’t used to? That […]

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Caregiver’s Story….A Body at Rest

As with all people, mom is going to die. I am not being morbid; I am being a realist. Now, mind you, I am not trying to hurry it along. I’ve told mom many times, at fifty plus years old, I am not ready to be an orphan. In attempt to extend moms life and quality […]

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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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Rogue Discs and Good People

There are still nice people in the world; and I received my reminder of that the other day. The goat and I were out for a walk. (If you want to know why I call my dog a goat, go HERE.) Since she needs to expend more energy then I, during these days of snow […]

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Out to the Woods

Sadie, my brother’s dog, excitedly bolts towards the frantic thrashing out in the brush. Sadie and I are out hiking in the national forest, adjacent to my brothers property.  Here, there are bears, mountain lions, deer and a plethora of other wildlife lurking about. Most likely, the thrashing is not a mountain lion, that cat would be more stealth in […]

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