Monthly Archives: May 2013

Judy

I don’t know her. We have never met. Never even exchanged a spoken word. I met her only through a picture.  It is said that strangers often see a different person than we see when we look at ourselves. I … Continue reading

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Life’s Lessons

Maybe I’m just getting old and therefore have a tendency to embellish the past, but it seems the values I was taught as a child, more specifically, respect for your elders, are much different today.   I think of my youth … Continue reading

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Readee Or Not, Here I Come

I began this blog on July 18, 2012 because I felt I had something to say that may be of interest to someone else.  I came a little late to social networking, or more correctly, it came late to me. … Continue reading

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Hugs

A hug is one of the few things that you can give and get at the same time, along with sex, the flue, and advice. I have always been a hugger. Well, maybe not always. I started out slowly, normally … Continue reading

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Visions

I glance at my watch and note that it is a little later then usual.  I have no schedule, but I know that she will be waiting and wondering where I am.  It’s Thursday, and as is my practice, I’m … Continue reading

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Passing

I sit next to her bed, holding her hand, watching her slip in and out of a lucid state. Occasionally, her eyes open and she tilts her head towards me and gives me a faint smile. It warms me to … Continue reading

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