Tag Archives: Huntington’s Disease

The Middle: Introducing Tangerine Tango!

If you were paying attention, I slipped this bit of news into my post Extra! Extra! on Monday:  I am now, officially, a (paid) published author!  I feel incredibly lucky to be part of what has turned out to be a … Continue reading

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The Middle: One Hour of Therapy.

It’s been a time of lots of transition and life changes recently, and some days are harder than others… as many of you have read. That said, I want to thank many of you for the kind words and support … Continue reading

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Some Drunk Thoughts… Does This Mean I Have a Problem?

Warning:  KQM/KPM and RM- Don’t read this one. Just don’t. Drunk is probably an exaggertion, but don’t send me any comments about typos or things that don’t add up. I’ve had just enough to not care… and tomorrow, when I … Continue reading

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365 Regrets, Blessings, Lessons.

All week I’ve found myself tearing up as I drive past the road that leads to the nursing home where my mother lived. I pass the road to Hospice House, where she died December 31, 2011, far more often and … Continue reading

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Into The Depths

Sunday night we finally took my mother’s ashes out of my dining room cabinet, amidst the fine china and stemware she loved so much, and spread them in the waters around the San Juan Islands. This was her wish. My … Continue reading

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Lessons in Loss and How The U.N. Really Did Dissolve… Into Puddles.

Note to new readers:  Our family took in two foreign exchange students last August for the entire school year. Denmark is a 17 yr old girl. China is a 16 yr old boy. The U.S. is our 15 yr old son (Little … Continue reading

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This Is Not Just a Tail, But a True Love Story

It’s impossible to explain to those who don’t know a good dog’s love, just how much they can mean to you. How they truly become a part of your family.  In some ways, I’ve been working on this in the gray … Continue reading

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Passing Ghosts.

I wrote this for my a submission in my writing group, with the prompt “Mother’s Day.”  It’s not my usual style for the  blog, and I did not initially write it for this. However, the wise and talented women in … Continue reading

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Could I Have Been… A Love Story of Sorts, That’s Come Full Circle.

It’s been a few days; I’ve missed two posts. My brain was spinning and I just couldn’t write it down… until it just had to be written. This is how I move forward. <– As I wrote today, this rainbow … Continue reading

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Golden. Call me Oscar.

I can not deny it, I am an Oscar junky. I have watched them every year, since I was a young kid. Never miss them, even if I’m out of the country and have to record them. I record them … Continue reading

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