Articles with Father and daughter

Daddy, Dementia and Letting Go

Daddy, Dementia and Letting Go

“Celebrate more in life, even the little things. I didn’t do that enough.” —Herman Soichi Noji When I think about my father’s journey at the end of his life, the word that comes up is MAGIC. There were days in which…

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Minae Noji

Minae Noji is a writer, actress, voice-over Empress and rat enthusiast. She makes her home in Los Angeles and is devoted to empowerment, wholeheartedness, and studly ninjas.

I Love You Daddy

I Love You Daddy

“He has about six quality months left.” “And then?” “Hmm . . . would you like a glass of water?” “No. What then?” “He will lose his speech and, eventually, he will be paralyzed. Would you like a tissue?” Aby blinked…

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Adel Aaron

Adel Aaron is a writer based in New York. Her past and new experiences, people she met and events she witnessed shape the stories she shares in her work. Her protagonists are usually vulnerable and yet, undoubtedly courageous. Adel is hopeful that those who can relate to her stories will feel less alone.

16 Things My Father Never Told Me

16 Things My Father Never Told Me

It has been 13 years since my Father died. His birthday fell on the same weekend as Father’s Day. I try to avoid everything Hallmark about this weekend because I still miss my father so deeply. We were always close and…

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Dori Owen

Dori Owen is a storyteller, writing from small town Arizona, after living a few decades in California as an LA Wild Child, with a brief stop in Reno. She settled into grownup life as a project manager, collecting an MBA and a few husbands along the way. She is a shown artist and her favorite pastime is upcycling old furniture and decor she finds from thrift stores. She lives with the cat who came to visit but stayed. The love of her life is her grown son who lives in Portland, Oregon. Her essays and poems have been published in RAW&UNFILTERED VOL I, StigmaFighters Vol 2, and Love Notes From Humanity. Her blogs have been featured on The Lithium Chronicles, Open Thought Vortex, Sudden Denouement, and The Mighty.