Tag: self care

Graduation Blues? Don't Think So.

Graduation Blues? Don't Think So.
I know why May is the “merry” month. There’s a groundswell of sweet endings, (cake, hugs, good-byes) and new beginnings. The giddy last days of high school and grad party plans are in full force. Two of my senior sons will graduate–so naturally–there is pause for reflection and cause for concern. Which brings me to another thing... 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 »

Sweet Shakin' Going On

Sweet Shakin' Going On
The visit to my parents was sweet. And furry. My dad was surprised to see my mid-size yellow Labrador retriever at the door around 10:00 am. Lucy, shaking her whole body, bounded toward my mom and startled her in a good way. I handed my dad some Butterfingers and oatmeal cookies and did a quick... 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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