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You Are Not Alone: Traversing life’s many transitions

“Love and work are the cornerstones to our humanness.”

                                                                              — Sigmund Freud

This quote highlights that our roles in life — as a parent, a spouse, an employee — are a large part of what makes us who we are. 574 more words

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She wasn’t the smoothest of people “Honey are you sure you want to wear your glasses in pictures, your face is so much prettier without them.” My weight was a constant topic of conversation.   454 more words


Today would have been my Nan’s 105th birthday and 8 years since her funeral. I miss her: we were so very close. On her birthday I always do something to mark the occasion, usually by buying flowers. 323 more words



All are friends who enter here—the kind who care enough to tell the truth, albeit gently.  “Gramma” is an ideal of unconditional good will, an attempt to be brave, kind, and wise. 119 more words


Ohútkȟaŋ Origins No. 16

In the Lakota way of life “Tȟuŋkášila” is a term of respect and should be used for addressing anyone who nearing the age of a grandparent.



I woke up doing good. I got the kids off to school. Then, something changed. I started thinking about the time when I told my 93 year old grandma that I had to do jury duty. 826 more words