Tag Archives: Life changes

Such great prompts the past few weeks, and I’ve been MIA! Life has thrown some serious curve balls, and I’m trying to keep them all in the air. I had to rally this week; loved the photo too much to … Continue reading

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Posted on by Dawn Quyle Landau | 53 Comments

I am sitting at a beautiful Inn on an island in the San Juan Islands. It’s as magical and beautiful, as that sounds. At a writer’s retreat for the weekend, I’ve had trouble writing– lulled by the stunning beauty around … Continue reading

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Posted on by Dawn Quyle Landau | 39 Comments

End Of An Era, Cookie.

This week I had a gulp moment, that blindsided me a little. Frankly, the fact that two of my kids are grown up and mostly out the door (one is way out the door, the other still has dirty laundry … Continue reading

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Posted in Aging, Awareness, Blog, Daily Observations, Honest observations on many things, Humor, Life, Mothers, Musings, My world, Parenting, Personal change, Tales From the Motherland, Women, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 30 Comments

Tales From The Motherland has been awarded the Versatile Blogger Award!

Happy New Year and something to smile about:  My blog was awarded the Versatile Blogger Award!  I have Vivian Kirkland at Positive Parental Participation to thanks for that. Having checked out some of the other blogs that have won this, … Continue reading

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At 4:00 A.M., exactly, the nurse came into my mother’s room, again. I had a barely slept, tossing and turning, listening to Mom. I was dozing when she came in. I was frustrated to be disturbed again. Mom had begun … Continue reading

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Posted in Awareness, Beauty, Blog, Death, Death of parent, Dying, Life, Mothers, Musings, My world | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 38 Comments