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Accentuate the Poisitive

There is the quote by Emerson or someone famous like that:

“Your attitude determines your altitude,”

My attitude, then, has me tunneling through life.  I know I’m tired, I know I’m a little burnt around the edges, but I don’t need to be so negative/nasty about they way I describe taking care of Mom.  

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Random Voidness

"Are You My Mother?" Mother Mary?

My mom did not read bedtime stories. Strangely my mom was often in bed before we were. We never quite understood why — but raising six kids is exhausting so maybe that was why. 864 more words

Spirituality And Mental Health

Lost or Found

Last month as I began driving to our daughter’s apartment to help her prepare for a move to another city, I started to be overwhelmed with grief. 531 more words

Day To Day

Little Girl

(Now that you’re eleven-for Ava)

You’ll find your way….
Away from the brood,
Like a newborn kitten
looking for food,
Don’t doubt
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Mom Would NEVER Have Told Me This!

'Clara's Daughter' by Meike Ziervogel

Fiction – paperback; Salt Publishing; 133 pages; 2014. Review copy courtesy of the publisher.

If you have ever read any translated novellas published by Peirene Press… 609 more words

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The Avoidance Obfuscation Sublimation Observation

Mom was busy yesterday.  She met with her Hospice nurse today, she had a large job of instructing someone how to make her famous potato salad and yet still carved out time to accuse me of being lazy, slovenly and piggish.  568 more words

Random Voidness

things i didn't learn from my mom

  1. How to drive.
  2. How to say sorry.
  3. How to treat my future husband.
  4. How to put on make-up.
  5. How to comfort my future kids.
  6. How to be selfless.
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