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Introspect

I was watching the river flow past me wondering where it was going and thinking about the many different landscapes it would pass through to get there. The leaves are changing and the adjoining forest is carpeted with a beautiful … Continue reading

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The Face

There are times when I truly think he hates me. But I know inside that really he loves me. It is what I represent to him that he hates. I am the face of the disease to my father. My … Continue reading

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You’re Kidding,Right….

So it’s 10 a.m and time to wake Daddy up to go to the doctor for some blood work. The appointment is 11:30 so we should make it with ease.  I have learned over time that it is better not … Continue reading

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You Put Me Here

An old Middle Eastern riddle ask ,” What animal crawls in the morning,walks upright in the daytime,and walks on three legs at night ?” The answer is man. Morning being a reference to our days as a baby,daytime obviously when … Continue reading

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I wonder , as I’m sure many do , what really is waiting on the other side ? I know it will be glorious. But as I watch my fathers decline in this world I can not but imagine what … Continue reading

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Brevity

Stay with him until I get there.These are the words my brother spoke to me on the phone after his son had been air lifted to a hospital with head trauma he received in an auto accident.He knew without doubt … Continue reading

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morning with mom

A few days ago I was sitting at the table with Dad while Mom was flittering around the house doing Mom stuff. Mom stuff usually involves cooking or chemicals. The chemicals should be expounded upon because they are of particular … Continue reading

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death after life ; life after death

My sister started this blog for me in September because she said I had become a recluse and isolated caring for my father for the previous five years. I thought that by now I would have adjusted to him being … Continue reading

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standing on the edge

I find myself wondering , as I have so often , what exactly am I doing here ? The answer is familiar. I don’t really know . I may be looking  for a way to get out of myself , … Continue reading

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