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Coming home from the supermarket at noon, I noted mom was in front of the TV with a book, in her pyjamas.

“You’re still in pyjamas?” I teased. 21 more words


Art With Mary

The following are recollections of an art therapy session which occurred as part of the University of Alabama Honors Seminar Course, Art to Life, developed by Cognitive Dynamics Foundation.  1,134 more words

7 Habits of Doomed Caregivers

These days, I am reading the powerful Stephen Covey classic “The Seven Habits Of Highly Effective People.” The principles outlined make so much sense to me, I feel as if everyone else probably knows them already. 623 more words


"Caregiving with Strength" - Book Review

Caregiving is difficult and often the focus is on the individual, patient, client or family member that suffers from a progressive, chronic or degenerative disease or illness. 436 more words

Social Work


A few days ago I received an email from Lori and Bob Patin asking for advice. With a book signing coming up, they wanted suggestions for brief remarks. 351 more words



It was July 31st 2003, eleven years ago, on a warm summer night I had just arrived at Dora’s condo in Northridge to sleep there after a long day at the university. 420 more words


Tomato To-marvelous

There are times in life when trying to eat healthily means giving up things you really love. And then there’s August. That glorious month of the year when the farmer’s markets are teeming with fresh fruits and veggies, when you can’t keep up with the bounty growing in your garden and when every bite you pop into your mouth is tastier and more nutritious than the last. 412 more words

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