Category Archives: aging

Our Home…

It’s hard to believe that 25 years has passed, in so  many ways.  When I look back, though, to the beginning, it is amazing to think it is “only” 25. Kevin, you and I have done some extraordinary things together … Continue reading

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Oh, to be home

The sun sparkled on the ripples of Kempenfelt Bay as though it were tickling the surface of the water and the water was giggling back.  It was warm exchange between two gifts from God on that morning:  the water and … Continue reading

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Remembrance, Reflection, and Observation

The sun is shining today.  It is warm, but not too hot.  My walk from the RVH parking lot to the cancer clinic was quite pleasant – even without a coat.  I’m never too sure if I am warmer than … Continue reading

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Today is a day like no other

A day like no other. It may be a day of miracles, of cures, of healing.  If I turn on the news, will I hear that there has been a massive discovery that will lead to the end of cancer? … Continue reading

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My Mother’s Words…

“There are times in my life where I’m compelled to write and this is one.  Life is so short, but, in retrospect, it isn’t.  I have a story to tell you both and hopefully you will understand my desire for … Continue reading

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I Found a Letter…

Over the past few months I have witnessed my friend’s culture change from international traveler/ sage adviser / leader to care giver.  He language has shifted, her shopping habits have shifted, and her raison d’etre has shifted.  She moved home … Continue reading

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Birthdays Can be Vicarious Celebrations for Others

There are as many times today that I think about cancer as I did this time last year when I actually had cancer, although, our conversations do not include the word.  In fact, if one were to be a fly … Continue reading

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Motherhood

When you leave I stand alone – but I know it’s not for long Soon, my son, you will return  – back home where you belong When you leave, I stand alone – and weather winter’s cold Soon, my son, … Continue reading

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Let us answer when life calls

Walk with me to a hopeful place Where wishes may come true And let us wish together For a more hopeful and youthful “you” Many years upon this earth You’ve been through many things Still – have some hope and … Continue reading

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The Days Will Grow Longer

It was dark this morning when Kevin and I started out on our ceremonial walk through the woods.  It is not odd to be walking in the dark.  In fact, it is normal.  At least, it is normal at this … Continue reading

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