Category Archives: Memories

No Mess

“I’m not depressed.  I’m not anxious.  I’m in a mess,” I confessed to my therapist last week. There has to be a different category of “emotional states” that appears on the well-being checklist that I need to complete at RVH … Continue reading

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Ashes to ashes

A fellow blogger, Mary Kendall,  (A Poet in Time) wrote a beautiful poem about sunflowers the other day.  All of her writing is so very beautiful.  It evoked some intense memories and emotions in me and I offered her a … Continue reading

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Good ‘ol Stace

Dear Dad: It has been so long since you and I have chatted with one another.  I do hope that you are well – I know Mum will be taking good care of you – among others no doubt. Kevin … Continue reading

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The Window

I walk past his room and peek in.   It is empty.  There is very little evidence that Ben was even there – other than the bed sheets are not as straight as they ought to be and the odd … Continue reading

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A dozen white roses

A dozen white roses would have marked the day With a vodka martini and two olives, “okay”? Today we’d have danced and laughed loud with glee Today it would seem we are both so pain-free I still feel you with … Continue reading

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Snow Day!

The snow-blowers are cranked up full throttle in an effort to dig their owners out of the drive-way to create a clear path “out”.  To the parents, today is a nightmare.  To the kids, today is a dream!  Today – … Continue reading

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Jealousy (Jalousie)

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