Tag Archives: death of a parent

This week the Weekly Photo Challenge intrigues me. The idea of a “Three-picture Story”  is fascinating. In a nutshell, a three-picture story is a way to help you think about storytelling with images. To create a three-picture story, gather: An establishing … Continue reading

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It’s been a crazy week, and I wasn’t sure I could get this written! We’re traveling, and the days before we left were filled with parental i’s to dot, and t’s to cross. I’m coming in at the wire!  It’s … Continue reading

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Last night, an “Urgent Request” came from Hospice House, that they were short staffed today, and beds were full– That someone was needed for the 8am-12pm shift today. I am still home recovering and had given up my shifts there … Continue reading

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I believe in magic; I’ve said it before. I believe that magic presents itself to us in ways that we don’t always recognize or appreciate, but it’s magic just the same. I believe in goodness. I believe it outweighs bad, … Continue reading

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Tales from the Motherland Straight up with a twist Skip to content ← The Middle… Have to Laugh or I’d Cry… Oh, Right! I’m Crying Too. The Middle… The U.N. Full Assembly → Countdown to Holiday Spirit: Oh Baby, Call Me Ho, Ho, Ho! Posted … Continue reading

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The Last Day… I Didn’t Know.

When Kelly at Are You Finished Yet contacted me and asked if I would co-host this week for the Remember The Timers, a few things happened. First, I was tickled pink. Really, little ole me? Why I’d be honored, I … Continue reading

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Ode to Blue: Stirred, Not Shaken.

The blues have been creeping up on me for a couple of weeks. Can’t really share all of the reasons, as some of them are not mine to share… but they’ve been shared upon me. Funny how that works. That … Continue reading

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Posted in Aging, Awareness, Blog, Can't sleep, Daily Observations, Death of parent, Honest observations on many things, Huntington's Disease, Life, Mothers, Musings, My world, Parenting, Personal change, Tales From the Motherland, Women, Writing | Tagged , , , , , | 53 Comments

Picture This…

This post is part of the ongoing blog hop, over at The Waiting. All posts are reflections on earlier times, with an added weekly prompt. I’ve enjoyed participating, as often as I can. Check out the other wonderful stories, here. … Continue reading

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Sparkle on the Water, Dust in the Wind

I am making another effort for the Friday Fictioneers… which, thanks to the patient assistance of Rochelle Wisoff-Fields, the creator of FF, and Amy over at The Bumble Files, I think I finally understand. The photo prompt comes out on … Continue reading

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Mother, May I…

To my mother, with love. For those of you who have been following my blog for a while, you know that New Year’s Eve is the anniversary of my mother’s death. For those of you who haven’t, it is one … Continue reading

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Posted in Awareness, Courage, Daily Observations, Death, Death of parent, Dying, Honest observations on many things, Huntington's Disease, Mothers, Musings, Parenting, Personal change, Tales From the Motherland, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 19 Comments