Category Archives: death and dying

One Way Out

So very tragic. By now everyone has heard the news of Robin Williams death. Many people do not understand how this could happen. How could someone take their own life? Some may want to believe it’s drugs or alcohol and … Continue reading

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Leaving Alzheimer’s Behind

I wish I had the chance to know you, but you were already trapped inside. I wish that just once, I could have seen the color of your eyes. I wish I could have made you laugh, maybe even sing. … Continue reading

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Again….Thy Will Be Done

I told you in No Vacancy, one of my earlier post, that I had gone to the local nursing home to pick up paperwork to take the CNA test. I received a call from the director of nursing asking if … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks

The season is upon us. It is hard to believe that we will soon be closing out this year. A year that has, on the surface, brought death, pain, and grief. A year that I will be glad to see … Continue reading

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The Migration: Geese-Children-Parents

Every evening they come Every morning they go Running towards the sun Running away from the snow They bring their young They must leave the old The young will return The weak die in the cold This is the cycle … Continue reading

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The Renaissance

Most people associate the term “renaissance ” with a particular time or period of art. What it actually means is an awakening or a rebirth. This is┬áthe renaissance period of my life. This is the time when I spread my … Continue reading

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Unbroken

Take a line from a song that you love or connect with. Now forget the song, and turn that line into the title or inspiration for your post. http://youtu.be/9OwSag4s-QU O.K. here I go again turning to WP for inspiration to … Continue reading

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