Tag Archives: saying good-bye

Day 8 with Dad (Wednesday, April 24, 2013)


Day 8 with Dad (Wednesday, April 24, 2013) We are growing wearier from our vigil in that small room.  Uncle told me I missed out on the harpist who came in and played for Dad earlier today, he said it … Continue reading

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Day 3 (continued) and Day 4 with Dad


[Please note the actual events happened on the days and dates in parenthesis.  I really had great intentions of communicating this to you, dear readers, but like many thoughts lately, it’s there and then, poof, it’s gone!  I’m sorry for … Continue reading

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A Milestone: Facing End-of-Life


My Step Mom called Friday night, I didn’t get her message until Saturday and called right away.  Dad was taken to the Emergency Room back home, he looked awful, she said, like death warmed over, he was short of breath … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning: Warrior Heart (posted July 19, 2009)


Listening to Pema Chodron has been a slow, life-changing experience.  One of the things she talks about is having a warrior’s spirit or heart. These are not aggressive warriors, but they hear the cries of the world and try to … Continue reading

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