It’s probably not dementia

November 4, 2015
Have you ever entered a room and forgotten why you're there? When was the last time you forgot where you parked your car when grocery shopping? What's the last...

8 ways to develop patience

April 18, 2015
Patience is so not my strong suit. The ability to not be thrown when life's events, small and large, irritate or upset. To wait. To forbear.  No, I do not go gently...

Why is this?

March 27, 2015
Transgender individuals are still not permitted to serve in the U.S. military. Why is this?  Drunk, misbehaving Secret Service agents weren't fired, they were...

First world problems

March 22, 2015
The image is funny, in a twisted way, of course, but I want to talk about the concept of Haves and Have Nots.  And what First World really means. I live in the First...

How do you deal with the speed of life?

January 26, 2015
Have you noticed that life is moving faster and faster, so fast that our brains and hearts can't keep up? No sooner do we grieve one family's loss--the murder of an...

Courage to persevere

December 12, 2014
Life is easy for the young, and don't I know it, from my current vantage point. We move along from life event to life event and sure, there are challenges, but for the...

Love makes us strong

December 10, 2014
Any parent of a critically sick child can tell you that this is true. So can any caregiver. Love makes us strong. When we think we can not rise to the occasion, when...

It’s a WTF kind of world

October 16, 2014
It's a WTF kind of world.  You know what I mean. WTF seems to be the only response to some of the things that happen in our world. A journalist gets...

No one is alone

August 31, 2014
  Sometimes people leave you halfway through the wood. Do not let it grieve you, No one leaves for good. You are not alone. No one is alone.   The...

Wisdom from Downton Abbey

April 16, 2014
What is there to say? One day I will die. And so will he, and you and every one of us under this roof.  You must put these things in proportion, Mrs....

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