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Profiles: Sweet Sixteen - Forty Years Later

I don’t often attempt to analyze my art work, mostly because I suck at analysis. However, I recently found this photograph of myself when in high school and when my friend and I roamed freely around the art studio there, having access to a 4 x 5 camera, among other goodies. 33 more words


For Caregivers And Those Who Grieve: How To Handle The Holidays

Missing Someone Over The ‘Happy Holidays’?

The commercials for the holidays started early (some of the stores already had their Christmas trees up in August), and now is the time that those of you who have suffered a loss are beginning to experience ‘Holiday blues’. 714 more words

Articles Of Interest

Dawning from the Darkness

The whispers in the wind,

Make me think of you.

A dreamy moment,

Of a reality I never knew.

And as I walk,

The leaves they fall. 55 more words


Liturgical Whiplash

Tomorrow is the Reign of Christ.  It is the last Sunday in the liturgical calendar, so for all intents and purposes, it is New Year’s Eve.   555 more words


Saturday morning alertness

It is Saturday morning, I don’t have to work, and I have been wide awake since 3:45am. I wasted time and watched TV trying to tire myself, but that didn’t work. 655 more words

The Next Day: Saturday 22nd November 2014

Mum’s decline over the past few weeks has been rapid. From not being able to get out of bed unaided, to needing two people to move her, to not being able to lift the water bottle with the straw  to her mouth, to taking fluids from a syringe that she operated, to needing someone else to do that for her. 212 more words