Tag Archives: childhood

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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One Full Step

This morning I walked downstairs one foot per step. It has been nearly two months since I’ve had to use two feet per step as  my achilles tendons have been so tight – a side effect of the antibiotic I … Continue reading

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Yikes!

Yikes! Today is the day – in one hour we leave for Toronto Pearson International Airport – to deliver my little girl into the arms of the world. Yikes. Will she be warm enough?  Will she be comfortable?  Has she … Continue reading

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I will always be with you

Mother’s Day No matter how old, no matter what circumstance, I still miss my Mom on Mother’s Day. My daughter wandered into my room yesterday morning to plan what we were going to do.  The boys had gone diving, so … Continue reading

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Get up!!!!

They arrived, in the snow, yesterday afternoon.  The emotions were palpable, but no one came right out with it.  I didn’t want to cry and I’m pretty sure they didn’t either.  We hugged – good, tight hugs – and then … Continue reading

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Now I lay me down to sleep…

“….I pray the Lord my soul to keep.   And if I die before I wake, I pray the Lord my soul to take.” I remember this verse from when I was a child.  It was in a little blue … Continue reading

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I think I can, I think I can…

The dawn began for me at 4:00 this morning.   That was no great surprise since my day ended yesterday at 7 pm!  I guess this last batch of chemo is having an accumulative impact on my hemoglobin.  Thank God … Continue reading

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I Have my Mother’s Hands

My mother’s hands were beautiful.  At least, that’s what I thought.  She thought they were old and ugly. Mom would often show me her hands and pronounce, “I have the hands of an old woman, Stacey”. Okay, so here hands … Continue reading

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Today

The dog is curled up in a ball on the carpet in front of “Mom’s” sofa in the front room.  She yawns a stretches as though there is not a care in the world.  She has had her walk.  She … Continue reading

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You Need a Goal

My Mom visited me in my dream the other night.  I love it when she visits although her visits have become less frequent over the past four years.  Of course, I don’t remember where I was at the time or … Continue reading

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