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He traveled the backbone of the world in his imagination ...



Over a period of 16 years, my son, took his passport and even during times of extreme unrest, bought tickets to various destinations in the world, informing us at the last minute that he was not up to flying and leaving me to organize a refund. 385 more words


More tips learned along the way ...


  • When living with a person who has a mental illness, keep your sense of humor as it’s of the utmost importance.
  • I had to revise my expectations and forget about seeing my son graduate from the university, or become a husband or a father.
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Tips learned along the way ...

                  Tips learned along the way …

  • When my son was trying hard to get his life together again, my late husband and I were actually faced with a son suffering from a…
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Christmas is here again ...

Christmas is here again. I would like to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year but, I haven’t forgotten that the holidays can be lonely times. 240 more words


Holidays are here again ... and again and again


Hanukah                                                                Christmas

                                         Most families with chronically ill relatives dread holiday time when other families are all happy and looking forward to yet another happy get-together, while they dread holiday time.  590 more words


Teachers who are in a depression

This is the third and last in a series of three blogs on depression

As any teacher knows, students feast on any perceived weakness they can possibly find, especially in a new teacher. 259 more words

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