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It really requires stamina

By Caitlin Kelly

Everything, really.




Getting and staying in good physical condition.

Retaining resilience in the face of loss, grief, illness.

So much of life comes at us reallyreallyfast, especially in the age of the Internet. 233 more words


Connections: March 26.17

The Word of the Day, orogeny,

 is from geological lore.

It refers to upheaval of mountains

and to my home decor.

Upheaval is the leitmotif… 52 more words


Day Pass

Some days
get a pass from having
to fit on the spectrum
of “good day or bad day.”

They just sit there
on the calendar… 174 more words


Corpse Pose

I lie in corpse pose, tracing my breath from belly upward,

The rise and sinking of life’s fill while my mother dies in

The next room, eroded to the bone, life struggling to breathe. 163 more words


"Logan": The Old Man and the Series

Midlife Crisis Crossover calls Logan the Greatest Wolverine Solo Movie of All Time!

That’s not a hard claim to make after the soggy mishmash of… 2,048 more words


Parental Journal 85 from Planet Elderly: Relocation Saga - Part one

March 25, 2017 – evening

I arrived two weeks ago with hope and dread in my heart.  I was hoping Mom would not go ballistic when I approached the subject of her relocating to Missouri.  1,378 more words

Parental Journal

When Family...

Drive you crazy, what do you do? There are many variables and levels of crazy with my family, but I always thought that the older we got, the better things would get. 217 more words