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As inspired by Mary Landberg: Our Hands at Hospice


Although Dad was in confinement at Hospice, I removed the gloves and asked for this photo to be taken. I am grateful to Mary for bringing her beautiful work to us, you may click on the photo and it will … Continue reading

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Day 3 with Dad


Day 3 with Dad (Friday, April 19, 2013) I wish I had happier news that Dad had turned the corner and things looked up, but that was not to be. Reluctant Heart had promised to meet with Richard, Dad, and … Continue reading

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Amy Grant’s Beautiful Quote about Dementia


I came across a quote I wrote down on a tiny piece of paper while waiting at the Doctor’s office last year.  I started to type it up to keep here on my computer but thought it was a keeper … Continue reading

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Kitty Update: 3 Vet Visits in 3 Days


Phew!  Thursday, Friday were local vet visits for subcutaneous fluids, and, yesterday, fluids and acupuncture 65 miles away. OMG, stressed and exhausted!  All in all, Tux was pretty good about the shots.  I wish I could say I did as … Continue reading

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This Beautiful Community


I had heard of this community’s generosity last year at a doctor’s appointment.  The nurse and I were talking and she said this community raised a hefty sum of money for a woman who needed a specialized wheelchair.  No one … Continue reading

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A Peaceful Thanksgiving


Richard and I went next door for their family gathering and it was nice.  I worked hard on trying to simply remain in the moment and comfortable.  I usually carry a good (LOL, understatement!) amount of fear with me into … Continue reading

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“Depression: Out of the Shadows” – Powerful PBS Documentary


[Although this was posted in my ‘Back to the Beginning’ posts, dated June 2010, I wanted to re-post it because I watched the video again online and there is so much great information, I HAVE to mention it again.  I … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning: Back Home (posted Oct. 15, 2010)


We made the hour trip to visit Richard’s friend in the hospital this morning, seems he has six broken ribs and is sporting quite the collection of bruises.  At this point they are not too concerned about the brain…I know, I know…I’ve heard it … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning: Behold the Power of Stress (posted Oct. 23, 2008)


Support group was last night and I can’t tell you what a comfort it is to be around people who understand from a deep place of knowing. There were quite a few newcomers which is sad on the one hand, … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning: Birth Pains of a Solution or a Flippin’ Crazy Idea??!! (posted Sept. 8, 2008)


Hi friends, I received comments regarding this odd concept of a fundraiser to pay off the mortgage. I’ll tell you how it came about if you will grant me a few minutes of your time and an open heart. Please, … Continue reading

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