Posts tagged "Circle of Life"
Last week it was 24 years since my Dad died. It was completely unexpected and he was way too young. I woke up that morning like any other morning, but by noon, it had all gone south. Life Lesson #1 - Your entire life can change in a heartbeat. My sister called me about 10:00 and... Read more »
“Write about a favorite or memorable place you have lived for any time at all, whether a country, state, city, childhood home, fraternity/sorority, hostel, hotel or even bedroom.” - Blogapalooza Topic 4-30-14 What a great blog topic! The place that immediately came to mind was my first apartment after I graduated from college. It... Read more »
Life is very complicated these days. Everybody knows that. Between jobs, kids activities, family obligations, and so much more, most of us barely get the simple things accomplished each day. We remember to eat when our stomach growls and the laundry needs to be done because we run out of underwear, but a lot of... Read more »
I recently returned from visiting my mother and stepfather in Florida. My stepfather, Carl, had a stroke about a year ago, and has been in the nursing home ever since. And while his body is not functioning as he would like, and he has trouble completing his thoughts verbally, his mind is not impaired. It... Read more »
No I’m not asking you about pizza! It’s a little more serious than a pizza slogan! A group of us were talking about life and the subject of obituaries came up. Pat had asked her father to write an obit with information he would want people to know. He did so, but she didn’t see... Read more »
Sometimes you are just in the right place at exactly the right time. It may not seem like it in the moment, but later on, you realize that someone needed you and you were there. About 25 years ago, my husband and I were new business owners. Our furniture store was in a small town... Read more »
I didn’t understand. Not really. My friend, Mary, said it best several years ago. “I don’t see what the big deal is all about. People just go on and on about their grandchildren and it’s not that big of a deal!!” Well, that was before she had any grandchildren and before I did. Now she... Read more »
My husband and I have our first grandchild. For those of you with grandchildren, that simple sentence says soooo much that words cannot convey. The pride, the love, the overwhelming sense of being truly blessed by this little child who has no idea of the joy he gives so many people. Cody is about 9-1/2... Read more »
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