Tag Archives: family

Letting Go

I know that to the casual observer seeing this picture above they must think, ” What a sweet man!” They would have no idea of how true a statement they have made. What they would not, or could not, know … Continue reading

Posted in end of life care giving | Tagged , , , , , | 8 Comments

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

Posted in death and dying, end of life care giving, family, life, religion | Tagged , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

Standing At The Altar

Yesterday my two sisters drove up from Macon to visit me in Blairsville. A round trip of 500 miles just to spend a night and a day with me in the mountains. We sat around last night reminiscing over the … Continue reading

Posted in end of life care giving, life | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 25 Comments

Just Like You

It is so easy to lose ourselves within ourselves. It is so easy to confuse being abandoned with being alone. It is so easy to think we stand alone. And it is so easy to think ” I can fix … Continue reading

Posted in life, music, religion | Tagged , , , , | 15 Comments


The word alone brings so many faces to my mind. With this Mothers Day approaching I have been reflecting on the matriarchs that have been present and influential in my life. There have been my grandmothers which I probably hold … Continue reading

Posted in family, life | Tagged , , , | 23 Comments

The Trip

I am truly blessed. I know that to be true in so many different ways. To be able to spend the time that I did with my son was a priceless event. Amazingly all my fears about the trip were … Continue reading

Posted in end of life care giving | Tagged , , | 10 Comments

Well Rounded

No. This is not another post about my girth. This is a post about diversity in family. My extended family is something to behold and I mean that in the best way possible. Let me start with my parents. My … Continue reading

Posted in family, life, music | Tagged , , , , , , , | 32 Comments

All In The Family

It has been brought to my attention that I have neglected to shine the light onto some of the darker aspects of family. I’m speaking, obviously of in laws. I am sure everyone has their own horror stories about rude … Continue reading

Posted in humor, life | Tagged , | 19 Comments

Rock And Roll Jesus

The last post I put up had Gregg Allman singing Will The Circle Be Unbroken. That’s right , one of the most notorious drug addicts known in the music industry singing , and singing it well I might add , … Continue reading

Posted in music, religion | Tagged , , , | 17 Comments

Date Night

Yesterday was a good day. I had some reservations as to what to expect because I had been awake most of the night before. We , being my mother and myself , have been in a bit of a funk … Continue reading

Posted in life | Tagged , , , , | 21 Comments