Tag Archives: regret

In the Waiting


Dad is still in the hospital and we are waiting, just waiting.  Over the weekend I re-read Dad’s Living Will/Advanced Health Care Directives.  I cried.  Last time I read it, I got choked up and put it away.  There is … Continue reading

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Texting Can Wait Documentary


It is rare I urge folks to do something, but this is one video everyone must see.  AT & T produced a documentary on the devastating, and sometimes deadly, consequences of texting and driving. Texting can wait.  This powerful, powerful … Continue reading

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Step One: Changing Focus


For anyone who has walked the 12-Steps, you know it begins with admitting we are powerless over our own, or, our loved one’s addiction, and our lives have become unmanageable. Some have inserted the words “powerless over other people, places, … Continue reading

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Rippling Effects of Suicide


[Written Saturday morning] Richard and I went to a garage sale at our neighbor’s house this morning; I was excited to get out of the house and go to a sale or two.  To my surprise I found some really … Continue reading

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