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Missing my mom….

I am missing my mom. It will be one year since her death this March 16th. It does not seem possible a year has almost passed. I am helping my dad with his taxes and as a result there are many reminders of a year ago and how much she was suffering during that time. … Continue reading Missing my mom….


Struggling with the term “retired”

I am struggling with the term retired. The on-line dictionaries define the adjective retired as “left one’s job and cease to work.”  I prefer “having concluded one's working or professional career.” Even that does not suit me perfectly. I tried the thesaurus and that only served to make matters worse with words such as “aged, gone, … Continue reading Struggling with the term “retired”


“I know how to fall”….

It is Father's Day 2018 and my dad is celebrating for the first time without my mom.

I’m (no) angel…

You may call them angels, higher power, spirit guide or use no name at all, but some days we just need a little more help than other days.