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Travel During the Holidays

There's nothing like taking a well-deserved vacation during the holiday season.  Relaxing. Enjoying time with loved ones.  Reflecting on past memories.  Soaking it all in.... I am actually on a trip as I write this.... But it's no vacation. I... Continue Reading →

The Orange Pants

It was late afternoon, and I walked into her room quietly.  Both she and her roommate were napping.  Mom looked so tiny in the bed.  She was covered up to her neck with a blanket and her TV was on.... Continue Reading →

Circus Acts

I have never been a fan of the circus. I don't like the crowds, the tent, the smell.  i feel like the animals are mistreated and it's likely the performers are too.  Just too much going on under one tent.... Continue Reading →

The Appointment

Someone once told me, "some days you are the pigeon and other days, the statue" It was a statue kind of day.  Mondays typically are.  There is always some needed item that gets lost in oblivion.  On Monday, October 27th,... Continue Reading →

He Ain’t Heavy…

Sometimes my life is an absolute whirlwind. I look up and it's 10:00 pm. I haven't even had dinner yet. Yesterday, was just one of those days. And I knew it was going to be. Here's what my day looked... Continue Reading →

The Note

It was June 2010. After spending the entire afternoon and evening at the hospital, I was exhausted. What was supposed to be a simple surgery had taken seven hours.  Mom was okay. But she going to be in the hospital... Continue Reading →

The Twelfth of Never

She looked so frail lying in the bed.  So small.  So helpless.  And looking at her in the bed, I knew this would be her final place.  That room.  That bed. You could tell the bed was originally stained a dark cherry,... Continue Reading →

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