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A Mother’s Lessons Lead to Her Final Gift

“I want to die.” It was hard to hear when my mother first said the words to me over the phone, but I understood why she felt that way....

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Sometimes I Find Her

Sometimes I find her so heavy with thought, She can’t remember where she put it, the thing, the one thing she ought to bring to the...

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Asking for HELP

There is an age old adage that says, “Man makes plans, then God smiles”. All of us have many wonderful plans for our lives, only to...

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My Mother, After the Dementia Scare

I had expected worse and felt relieved to find you so close to your old self, reminiscing about the good times, carefully avoiding the bad....

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Living Life with No Filters

If you missed HBO’s three seasons of the tragicomedy Getting On, you’re missing a glimpse of the future, maybe not yours but more than...

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