Monthly Archives: September 2011

My Week in the Fortress of Solitude

My husband went to visit his parents last week to help them look at some assisted living apartments.  It was not going to be an easy visit and seemed best that he go by himself.   My husband and I … Continue reading

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Art, Aunt Bee and Aging Gracefully

When I was a kid I remember that my parents had a book of famous American artists.  I was looking through this book when I saw a couple of paintings which caught my eye.  My favorite one was called “Halloween”. … Continue reading

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Living in the Moment

My husband and I went to the coffee shop over the weekend to share a scone, have some coffee and enjoy a beautiful afternoon.  The young lady that gave us our drinks was sharing with us how much she hates … Continue reading

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The Most Difficult Conversations

They started their lives as newlyweds during or just after World War II.  They worked hard to raise children and provide a good life in post war America.  Some spouses died too early, other couples are celebrating fifty, sixty or … Continue reading

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Now, what did I come in here for???

We have all experienced this little phenomenon.  You walk into a room for some reason, but as soon as you cross the threshold you can’t remember why you came into the room in the first place.  Or maybe you can’t … Continue reading

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