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Mom Goes Home to Her Maker


New York, New York: My mother, Eva Ramos Centina, passed away peacefully in her sleep at dawn last Monday, December 15, 2014 at home in Belleville, New Jersey, surrounded by her loved ones. 1,024 more words


From Dreams

Yesterday morning I woke up from a hard dream and it stayed with me all day long. In the dream I was at work when my cell phone rang. 819 more words

Last Rites/Exorcism Cabinet

This cabinet contains the assorted items used by Catholic priests for issuing the Last Rites or performing exorcisms.

34cm x 19cm x 9cm

150 euro

Dublin Antiques & Dublin Vintage

Uncomfortably Numb.

Last summer I visited Lismore Castle in Co. Waterford.    As I wandered through the beautiful, grounds I was delighted to come across some incredible sculptures.   They appeared  randomly placed to confront or pehaps, confound the stroller. 501 more words

If One Day I No Longer Woke Up

On death & dying, translated…

If one day, I no longer woke up, I really don’t have any regrets, because all the love that needed to be spoke, I’d called them all aloud, and, I’d repeated, calling them out loud. 1,591 more words

Properties Of Life

Ruo-Chuan Wu: Understand What the Elderly Wants, and Not Just Make the Decisions FOR Them

From his own caretaking experiences of his own mother, found on the Front Page Sections, translated…

His mother’s stroke became a turning point in their relationship “accept that there are faults in one’s parents’ personalities, and accept them unconditionally.” 1,048 more words


Fierce, determined hands

I could write for a long time about grief. I have buried too many people. The scar of grief was first carved by my parents’ divorce. 590 more words