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Life is Fragile

Yesterday was my dad’s fourth Dr. appointment post-hospitalization.  It was an all day event as usual.  I drove the 45 minute trek listening to praise music on my iPod and praying while fighting the normal, congested traffic that is our area’s trademark.   1,057 more words


No roof yet

The roofer’s son had his gall bladder out yesterday morning. We had sustained wind at 35 mph all day. In no way did I expect any roofing to be done. 89 more words



Tired is an understatement. I am making this post very short. M went home to be with Jesus on 4/22 at 2:00 pm. I just do not have words to use right now. 12 more words


Finding Time for Normal

I usually write my blogs on Saturdays because it’s the only time I don’t immediately have another obligation once I’m freed up from routine caregiving.  Today is beautiful outside-the sun is shining, the air is warm, no clouds on the horizon.  415 more words


The Sale Bill

Sometimes, I think grief will never be over. Finally, mom and dad’s house is cleaned out.   The auction is planned.  Today we saw the sale bill for my dad’s household auction.     306 more words


Hoarding but not quite hoarding

Ask any caregiver to a loved one with Alzheimer’s or some other dementia and they will all say that the person they once knew begins to change into a different person with different strange habits.  849 more words