Category Archives: Parents

A Healthy Dose Of Skepticism

My Mother was a bright intelligent woman who retained much of her cognitive function until she died at the age of ninety-four.  But, I think it was when she was in her late seventies that we discovered she was falling … Continue reading

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Travel Woes

Just back from a short trip to Catalina Island for a wedding in which my daughter was a bridesmaid.  I was simply there to help her with the nine month old baby while she did the wedding festivities.  The weather … Continue reading

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The Importance of Being Dad

My kids are both in their late twenties now.  The other day they were reminiscing about the two years when I was in graduate school and Dad was in charge.  They were about nine and eleven at the time, and … Continue reading

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Has Anyone Noticed That Aging Is Not Easy

My daughter’s in-laws came to visit her last week.  They spent time with the new baby and did some sight seeing.  The two of them decided that they would go to the top of Pikes Peak. Cars race to the … Continue reading

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One Last Thought

The entire process of losing a parent is very painful for anyone.  No matter how old they are or what a long and wonderful life they had, they are still your parents and it is a very sad time to … Continue reading

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The Circle Is Closed

It has been a couple of weeks since I have blogged.  As I mentioned in my last post my daughter was beyond her due date and still no sign of the baby.  At the same time my 94-year-old mom was … Continue reading

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Circle of Life

It seems that I am in the middle of a circle of life moment. I have a daughter whose due date has come and gone, but no baby yet.  We are all still excited and anxiously waiting. Conversely, my 94 … Continue reading

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