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A year ago today, I started this blog. It was a terrifying thought at first to put my most inner thoughts out into cyberspace for anyone to read even close personal friends. My goal was to help at least one person reading … Continue reading

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French Fries

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of spending some quality time with my mom. Her dementia is getting worse. She can no longer communicate with me. I have to constantly try to figure out what container she is referring too.  There … Continue reading

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The Phone Call

My mom answered the phone yesterday. She didn’t know me or know what I was saying. I started to feel sad for her and myself, with tears starting to form but then I remembered the sound of her voice. She sounded happy and … Continue reading

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Staying Positive in a Struggling World

All around me close friends; acquaintances and strangers are dealing with life’s struggles. From my mom with dementia, sick friends, a friends spouse passing away, a friends daughter in the hospital with anorexia, friends of friends committing suicide, those in the psych ward … Continue reading

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Never to Old

This photo creates an emotion of pure joy in me. I smile and feel very grateful every time I look at it.  It took quite few takes and certainly wasn’t as graceful as when I was younger but I am still strong … Continue reading

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