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Top 5 Ways to Turn 50

Top 5 Ways to Turn 50
Vacation is over, and Costa Rica was beautiful. But it’s time for a reality check. How about a new month, new season, and a new decade? The half century one if you know what I mean. The big 5.0. There are many ways to turn this chronological age, which is only a baby boomer number, right? I... Read more »

Life is Not Black and White, Like Burchell's Zebra

Life is Not Black and White, Like Burchell's Zebra
One of the new style trends for spring is black and white. It’s classic. And I love it. My black and white calendar? Not so much. My black and white attitude about caregiving (for everyone?) No way. Misplacing my carefully crafted schedule a few days ago made me crazy. I couldn’t remember what to do.... Read more »

View from the Dentist's Chair

After a year-and-a-half hiatus, I laid back in the dentist’s chair. Next, I gasped. And not out of fear. Directly above my head, on the ceiling, was a large poster of the Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming. I actually had taken many photos of the same view in 2010. Staring at it somehow took... Read more »
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    Carole Pye

    I’m a freelance writer married to thrill-seeking husband, Jim, and mom to fantastic teenage sons: Austin, (18) Trevor, (16) and volunteer foster son, Chris (18). I am also a proud caregiver for my parents, Bob, a WWII Army Air Corps veteran, 87, and Jean, his wife, 85. In between the shuttling and the shuffling of senior boys and senior parents, you can find me sitting still, enjoying a cup of steaming hot tea while pondering the next thing to do.

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