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Getting Out

Getting out was good, it was the second day in a row that I’ve gotten out of the house. The first night I was asked if I wanted to go to the tree lighting downtown. 796 more words

Metta for What Goes Bump

The house was known for being “buggy” because, everyone said, it backed up into the tangled rain forest jungle. Never mind all the louvered windows stuck open, screenless air vents and cracks between floor boards big enough to sweet crumbs clean through. 1,895 more words

Day 409

Number of people killed in the recent Paris Attacks:130.
Number of deaths at the Nairobi Massacre: 67
Number of children killed in Syria so far: 12,517. 218 more words

Small towns, big cities

After quietly listening this past weekend to my son and sister-in-law debate better, faster routes through the city for several minutes I said, “I can’t imagine living anywhere that people talk more about streets and highways than each other.” 371 more words

Shameless Self Promotion!

So I have started a Facebook page to link to this site.  This page is called That’s Cassified Motherhood and will focus solely on the notes to my toddler section of my writings. 14 more words

Social Issues

Compassion is the beginning.

“Compassion begins at home, and it is not how much we do but how much love we put in that action. Do not think that love has to be extraordinary.

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Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia-related Disease, Caregiving, Eldercare


I am often unkind to myself from within.  I hear a stern voice telling me that I am too___________  insert fault of the day.  When close friends are distant, I assume I did something wrong.   589 more words